HC Deb 12 February 2004 vol 417 c1585W
25. Bob Spink

To ask the Solicitor-General if she will make a statement on the progress of the pilot to place Crown Prosecution Service offices in police stations. [154534]

The Solicitor-General

Shadow charging arrangements are currently operating at 262 out of the 380 police operation units that require cover. Every one of the 42 CPS and police force areas has at least one unit in place and 18 currently have full shadow coverage.