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Corporate Manslaughter: Prosecutions

Volume 487: debated on Monday 26 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many (a) charges and (b) convictions there have been in (i) Essex and (ii) England under the provisions of the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 since implementation of the Act. (249892)

The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 came into force on 6 April 2008 and only applies to offences committed after that date.

Charging data are not held by the Office for Criminal Justice Reform. Prosecution data are normally provided in lieu. Court proceedings data for 2008 will not be available until the autumn of 2009.