Skip to main content

Justice Gap Initiative

Volume 412: debated on Friday 11 April 2003

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list the targets set for each part of the criminal justice system under the Narrowing the Justice Gap initiative; and if he will make a statement. [107308]

The Public Service Agreement target to bring 1.2 million recorded offences to justice by 2005–06 applies to the criminal justice system in England and Wales as a whole. As a first step to delivering that target, each Local Criminal Justice Board has been set a 'Narrowing the Justice Gap' target for 2003–04 to increase the number of offences brought to justice in its area by five per cent. compared with the area's performance in 2001–02.