Private Prosecutions

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 12th September 2018.

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Photo of Andrew Rosindell Andrew Rosindell Conservative, Romford

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prosecutions initiated by private third parties were brought to trial in the last five years; and how many of those prosecutions resulted in a conviction.

Photo of Lucy Frazer Lucy Frazer The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

The information could only be provided at disproportionate cost. Data held centrally by the Ministry of Justice does not identify whether a prosecution is private.

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