Crown Prosecution Service

Attorney-General written question – answered on 8th May 2014.

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Photo of Emily Thornberry Emily Thornberry Shadow Attorney General

To ask the Attorney-General how much the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has spent on staff overtime payments in each CPS area in each of the last five financial years.

Photo of Oliver Heald Oliver Heald The Solicitor-General

The total amount spent on overtime payments by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) in each of the last five years by CPS area is shown in the following table.

Overtime payments in the CPS by area between 2009-10 and 2013-14
£
  2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14
Headquarters 144,262 96,501 83,876 94,432 70,229
Casework 21,754 33,838 31,187 107,198 270,687
CPS Direct 14,700 12,255 5,363 643 8,458
Cymru Wales area 4,566 4,646 552 4,009 20,738
East Midlands area 63,249 25,724 11,567 13,090 116,402
East of England area 25,026 13,227 5,223 16,935 9,659
London area 239,165 185,651 299,986 1,813,590 3,098,987
Merseyside and Cheshire area 8,828 16,882 4,047 24,095 38,669
North East area 59,981 70,553 53,665 45,448 64,732
North West area 155,124 186,415 207,895 210,403 283,753
South East area 86,290 57,507 41,483 120,212 164,759
South West area 4,599 952 216 13,022 19,213
Thames and Chiltern area 28,142 26,816 75,171 63,002 97,399
Wessex area 5,598 2,305 4,317 1,434 35,672
West Midlands area 15,445 29,667 16,834 10,823 45,221
Yorkshire and Humberside area 192,538 15,686 56,680 218,192 255,737
Total 1,069,266 778,626 898,060 2,756,527 4,600,314

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