This report presents key statistics on activity in the criminal justice system for England and Wales. It provides information for the latest 12 months (October 2017 to September 2018) with accompanying commentary, analysis and presentation of longer term trends.
An interactive Sankey diagram (a type of flow diagram, in which the width of the arrows is shown proportionally to the number each represents) presenting information on criminal histories accompanies this bulletin.
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
Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice; Minister of State for Justice; 2 Parliamentary Under Secretary of States; Lords spokesperson – Ministry of Justice; 2 Special Advisers; Principal Private Secretary; Deputy Principal Private Secretary; 4 Private Secretaries; 5 Assistant Private Secretaries; Deputy Private Secretary; 2 Press Officers; Permanent Secretary; Director of Data and Analytical Services; Chief Statistician; Director General, Policy, Communications and Analysis Group; Head of Courts and Sentencing, Youth Justice Policy; Deputy Director, Legal Operations - Courts & Tribunals Development Directorate; 3 Policy Advisors; Policy Official; 2 Deputy Directors, Crime; Head of Operational Performance; Crime Service Manager (Case Progression) – Courts & Tribunals Development; Director, Family and Criminal Justice Policy; Deputy Director, Bail, Sentencing and Release Policy; Section Head, Criminal Court Policy; Policy Advisor, Criminal Justice Strategy; Director, Offender and Youth Justice Policy; Section Head, Custodial Sentencing Policy; Senior Policy Advisor, Youth Justice Policy.
Home Secretary; Private Secretary to the Home Secretary; Deputy Principal Private Secretary to the Home Secretary; Assistant Private Secretary to the HO Permanent Secretary; Permanent Secretary, Home Office; Director of Crime, Home Office; Head of Crime and Policing Statistics, Home Office; Statistician, Recorded Crime Statistics.
Lord Chief Justice; Legal Advisor, Head of Criminal Justice Team.
Policy Official, Office of the Attorney General; Principal Analyst, Cabinet Office; Statistician, Youth Justice Board.