HC Deb 19 December 2000 vol 360 c106W
Dr. Whitehead

To ask the Solicitor-General what plans he has to review the working of the Crown Prosecution Service. [141602]

The Solicitor-General

I meet regularly with the Director of Public Prosecutions and the CPS's chief executive to discuss current issues, the working of the CPS and its performance.

The Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate conducts regular inspections of CPS areas. The CPS Inspectorate works on a two-year cycle so that each area will be inspected once every two years. Additionally, there will be thematic reviews of aspects of area performance such as advocacy and case presentation.