This report has been developed as part of the consultation in late 2010 and early 2011 by the Ministry of Justice on ‘Improvements to Ministry of Justice Statistics’.
It consolidates information previously presented in the National Statistics publications -
- Criminal statistics (annual)
- Sentencing statistics (annual)
- Sentencing statistics (quarterly)
- Young people aged 10 to 17 receiving their first reprimand, warning or conviction
- Provisional quarterly criminal justice system information.
The report presents trends for the 12 months to March 2011 of activity in the criminal justice system (CJS) for England and Wales. For each process a brief description of the function is included with an explanation of some of the main procedures involved. More detailed analysis is published annually on the data for the complete calendar year.
The report is released by the Ministry of Justice and produced in accordance with arrangements provided by the UK Statistics Authority.
If you have any feedback, questions or requests for further information about this statistical bulletin, please direct them to the appropriate contact given at the end of the report.
Criminal Statistics; Sentencing statistics (annual and quarterly ); Young people aged 10-17 receiving their first reprimand, warning or conviction’ and Provisional Quarterly Criminal Justice System Information
The bulletin is produced and handled by the ministry’s analytical professionals and production staff.
Pre-release access of up to 24 hours is granted to the following persons:
Ministry of Justice: Secretary of State for Justice; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Criminal Justice; Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice Strategy; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice; Permanent Secretary; Special Adviser; Director General, Corporate Performance Group; Head of Sentencing Policy and Penalties Unit; Director, Criminal Law, Sentencing and Youth Policy; Director General, Corporate Performance Group; Deputy Director Neighbourhood Justice & Courts Policy; Head of Analytical Services; Head of Corporate Performance - Strategic Planning and Performance; Criminal Policy - Sentencing Policy and Penalties; Offender Management - Youth Justice Policy; Strategic Communications Advisor; Senior Policy Advisor: Criminal Policy - Better trials; two further policy advisors; Deputy Principal Private Secretary; Senior Press Officer; four further press officers; five private secretaries.
Home Office: Home Secretary; Permanent Secretary; press officer; Head of Recorded Crime Section; two private secretaries.
The Sentencing Council: Chairman of the Sentencing Council.
The Judiciary: Lord Chief Justice; Senior Presiding Judge.