Articles and speeches

Articles and speeches from the CPS on matters of relevance to the Criminal Justice System.

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Max Hill QC, Director of Public Prosecutions, Speech to the Bar Council - 12 January 2019

Thank you for inviting me to speak to you today. It is a real pleasure to come here this morning at my friend Richard’s first full Bar Council of his year in the Chair. I want to start by wishing him well throughout his time, and then the same for my friend Amanda who will make another fine Chair of this Council for 2020. You are in the best of hands.

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Kalisher Lecture - Max Hill

Full text of the Director of Public Prosecution's Kalisher Lecture, 13 November 2018

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Prosecutions and the public - Redesigning Justice: Promoting civil rights, trust and fairness

Speech by Alison Saunders, Director of Public Prosecutions, to the Howard League for Penal Reform


Good morning, it's a pleasure to be here.

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DPP speech to the International Summit on Modern Slavery

Wilton Park, 21 February 2018

| Speech , International and organised crime , CPS News

Speech by Sue Hemming, CPS Head of Counter Terrorism, at the National Security Summit, London, 25 October 2017

Assistant Commissioner Rowley has spoken about the current threat and countering terrorism in all its guises. There is no area where it is more important for all agencies and departments to have a joined up approach and ensure that we have a consistent, coherent and effective system.

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DPP - John Harris Memorial Lecture

Speech from Alison Saunders, DPP, on developments in technology and society, and addressing terrorism, fraud and mental health issues.

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Thirty years of the CPS - Law Society Gazette article by Alison Saunders, DPP

The CPS has come a long way since 1986, and our commitment to delivering justice is stronger than ever.

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Children and young people as witnesses - Alison Saunders, DPP

St Mary's Sexual Assault Referral Centre annual conference speech

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Prosecuting crime for the public we serve and reflect

Director of Public Prosecutions, Alison Saunders, on the link between diversity and inclusion and delivering a better service. Originally published on the Civil Service Blog.

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The Crown Prosecution Service: Protector of victims' and defendants' rights. Tom Sargant Memorial Annual Lecture - Alison Saunders, DPP


Imagine you are a victim of crime. You have had the courage to report it.

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Our social media campaign #HateCrimeMatters explains what hate crime is, and what can be done about it.

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