Shabana Mahmood questions Attorney General on CPS as part of continuing efforts to seek justice for Kingsley Burrell

As part of continuing efforts to seek justice for Kingsley Burrell, Shabana Mahmood has submitted the following questions to the Attorney General regarding CPS decisions not to prosecute:


To ask the Attorney General, how many times since June 2013 has a victim sought a review of a CPS decision not to prosecute; and a) how many of these have related to a police officer, or a police community support officer (PCSO); b) how many have been reversed; c) of those which have been reversed, how many have related to a police officer, or a PCSO.

To ask the Attorney General, how many times since June 2013 has a victim sought a review of CPS decision to end all proceedings; and a) how many of these have related to a police officer, or a police community support officer (PCSO); b) how many have been reversed; c) of those which have been reversed, how many have related to a police officer, or a PCSO.

To ask the Attorney General, how many times since June 2013 has a victim sought a review of CPS decision to offer no evidence in all proceedings; and a) how many of these have related to a police officer, or a police community support officer (PCSO); b) how many have been reversed; c) of those which have been reversed, how many have related to a police officer, or a PCSO.

To ask the Attorney General, how many times since June 2013 has a victim sought a review of CPS decision to leave all charges in the proceedings to "lie on file"; and a) how many of these have related to a police officer, or a police community support officer (PCSO); b) how many have been reversed; c) of those which have been reversed, how many have related to a police officer, or a PCSO.

To ask the Attorney General, how many times since June 2013 have police or police community support officer defendants been convicted following the CPS’s victims right to review.