Crown Prosecution Service: West Midlands

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 in the CPS in the West Midlands 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* a total of 794 staff were employed within what was the Crown Prosecution Service West Midlands Group.

Department

Headcount Total

CPS Staffordshire

129

CPS Warwickshire

35

CPS West Mercia

133

CPS West Midlands

497

Grand Total

794

(b) As of 30 September 2018 a total of 422 staff were employed within the Crown Prosecution Service West Midlands. Each constituent Unit (Department) of the Crown Prosecution Service West Midlands is shown below:

Department

Headcount Total

West Midlands Area Business Centre

14

West Midlands Complex Casework Unit

23

West Midlands Crown Court Unit

171

West Midlands Magistrates Court Unit

158

West Midlands Management Unit

17

West Midlands RASSO Unit

39

Grand Total

422

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)

Following an organisational restructure in 2011, the separate Areas of Crown Prosecution Service Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Mercia and West Midlands combined under a single Chief Crown Prosecutor leadership to form the Area of Crown Prosecution Service West Midlands.

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