Rape: Prosecutions

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 20th September 2017.

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Photo of Diana R. Johnson Diana R. Johnson Labour, Kingston upon Hull North

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the average length of time was from (a) offence to charge, (b) listing to magistrates' court completion, (c) charge to listing, (d) listing to Crown Court hearing and (e) Crown Court hearing to completion for cases of alleged rape under the Sexual Offences Act 2003 in each Crown Court in England and Wales in each year since 2009-10.

Photo of Dominic Raab Dominic Raab The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

The average length of time by stage for rape offences completed in each Crown Court in England and Wales 2011-2016 is shown in the attached table. Timeliness data for 2009-10 are not available.

Table 1 - Mean number of days taken from offence to completion for rape cases completed in the Crown Court in England and Wales by Crown Court, 2011-2016.

Table 1 (Excel SpreadSheet, 93 KB)

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