Prisoners: Death

(asked on 27th February 2017) - View Source

Question to the Attorney General:

To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many cases under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 have been actively considered by the Crown Prosecution Service since 2011 in respect of a death or deaths in custody.


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Lord Keen of Elie
This question was answered on 9th March 2017

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) does not hold data on the number of cases it has considered for a charge of corporate manslaughter in respect of a death or deaths in custody. CPS information systems do not allow for cases involving deaths in custody to be dis-aggregated from the tally of cases in which corporate manslaughter was considered.

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