Official Statistics

Associations between ethnic background and being sentenced to prison in the Crown Court in England and Wales in 2015

These official statistics examine how self-reported ethnicity is associated with the odds of being sentenced to prison at the Crown Court, 2015

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Associations between ethnic background and being sentenced to prison in the Crown Court in England and Wales in 2015

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This paper uses logistic regression to examine the association between self-reported ethnicity and being sentenced to prison for offenders convicted of recordable, indictable offences in the Crown Court in 2015.

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Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice; Minister of State for Courts and Justice; Parliamentary under Secretary of State and Minister for Victims, Youth and Family Justice; Lords spokesperson – Ministry of Justice; Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Prisons and Probation; Lord Chief Justice; Permanent Secretary Ministry for Justice; 3 Special Advisors; Chief Financial Officer; Director of Analysis; Chief Statistician; Director General Prisons Policy; 4 analysts; 4 members of the Lammy Review secretariat; 9 Private Secretaries; 2 press officers

Published 16 November 2016