Crown Prosecution Service: Staff

Attorney General written question – answered on 6th February 2019.

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Photo of Steve McCabe Steve McCabe Labour, Birmingham, Selly Oak

To ask the Attorney General, how many staff were employed in each department within the CPS on (a) 30 May 2010 and (b) 30 September 2018.

Photo of Robert Buckland Robert Buckland The Solicitor-General

(a) As of 30 June 2010*, the Crown Prosecution Service employed a total of 8,569 staff across its Area/Regional and HQ functions:

Department

Headcount Total

CPS Headquarters

574

Central Casework

530

CPS Direct

153

East Midlands

547

Eastern

419

North West Group

772

London

1278

Merseyside & Cheshire

355

North East

446

South East

406

South West

347

Yorkshire & Humberside Group

700

Thames & Chiltern

439

Cymru Wales

441

Wessex

368

West Midlands group

794

Grand Total

8,569

Note: *CPS HR management information in relation to staff in post is only available from June 2010. (Data Source Trent HR Database as at 31.01.2019)

(b) As of 30 September 2018, the Crown Prosecution Service employed a total of 5,936 staff across its Area/Regional and HQ functions.

Department

Headcount Total

CPS Headquarters

502

Central Casework Divisions

706

CPS Direct

181

Cymru Wales

275

East Midlands

318

East of England

258

London North

456

London South

476

Mersey Cheshire

235

North East

259

North West

464

South East

251

South West

219

Thames & Chiltern

271

Wessex

217

West Midlands

422

Yorkshire & Humberside

426

Grand Total

5936

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