The reports present key statistics on activity in the criminal justice system for England and Wales. It provides information for the latest 12 months (January 2013 to December 2013) with accompanying commentary, analysis and presentation of longer term trends.
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; Minister for Policing, Criminal Justice and Victims; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Minister for Prisons and Rehabilitation; Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Minister for the Courts and Legal Aid; Minister of State; Permanent Secretary; two Special Advisers; two Director Generals, Corporate Performance Group; Director General, Criminal Justice Group; Director, Crime; Director, Analytical Services; Senior policy official, Criminal Law and Legal Policy; Senior policy official, Sentencing and Youth Policy; Policy official, Sentencing; Policy official, Out of court disposals; Policy official, Youth justice; Head of News; Senior Press Officer; two further press officers; two private secretaries; seven assistant private secretaries.
Home Secretary; Permanent Secretary; Director of Crime; two press officers; Chief Statistician; three private secretaries.
Lord Chief Justice; Chairman of the Sentencing Council; Head of the Office of the Sentencing Council.
Attorney General; Policy Official, Cabinet Office