Prosecutors rated as ‘good’ in report
The Crown Prosecution Service in the East of England has been rated as ‘good’. The rating was given by HM CPS Inspectorate (HMCPSI). The inspection looked at conviction rates in the area. There was an 87.2 per cent conviction rate in Magistrates’ Court, 80.8 per cent in Crown, 78.6 per cent for violence against women and girls, and 84.2 per cent for hate crime offences.
CPS in the East had been rated as ‘good’ in 2012.