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CPS launches five-year strategy to increase rape prosecutions

Prosecutors have unveiled a five-year strategy to improve the rate of conviction in rape cases as new figures indicate they are running at a record low.

Director of Public Prosecutions, Max Hill

Director of Public Prosecutions, Max Hill

Date - 30th July 2020
By - Chloe Livadeas
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Earlier this month after it was revealed that just 1.4 per cent of recorded rape cases ended with a prosecution in the year to March. Statistics released today (30 July) will show a significant decrease year-on-year in the number of completed...
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