National Statistics: Criminal Justice System statistics quarterly: March 2019

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National Statistics: Criminal Justice System statistics quarterly: March 2019

The reports present key statistics on activity in the criminal justice system for England and Wales. It provides information up to the year ending March 2019 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 offending histories accompanies this bulletin.

Offending histories

Pre-release access

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; Special Adviser; Principal Private Secretary; Deputy Principal Private Secretary; 4 Private Secretaries; 3 Assistant Private Secretaries; 2 Deputy Private Secretaries; 5 Press Officers; Permanent Secretary; Head of Permanent Secretary’s Office; Director of Data and Analytical Services; Chief Statistician; Director General, Policy, Communications and Analysis Group; Director, Family and Criminal Justice Policy; Deputy Director, Bail, Sentencing and Release Policy; Section Head, Criminal Court Policy; Director, Offender and Youth Justice Policy; Section Head, Custodial Sentencing Policy; Head of Courts and Sentencing, Youth Justice Policy; Crime Service Manager (Case Progression) – Courts and Tribunals Development; Legal Ops & Crime, Courts and Tribunals; Head of Operational Performance; Deputy Director, Legal Operations – Courts & Tribunals Development Directorate; Head of Criminal Law policy; 5 Policy Advisers.

Home Office

Home Secretary; Minister of State; 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; Recorded Crime Statistician.

The Judiciary

Lord Chief Justice; Head of Criminal Justice Team; Legal Adviser.


Principal Analyst, Cabinet Office; Head of Youth Justice Board Information and Analysis Team; Statistician, Youth Justice Board; CPS Press Officer.


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