Articles and speeches

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

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Fiyaz Mugal of TellMAMA on building trust through tackling hate crime

Fiyaz Mugal, co-chair of the CPS Community Accountability Forum and founder of TellMAMA, talks about building trust and confidence in communities through tackling hate crime

| Article , Hate crime , CPS News

Howard League for Penal Reform: Parmoor Lecture

Thank you for inviting me this evening, I am honoured to follow a long line of distinguished speakers, several of them friends of mine, and all of us admirers of the Howard League.

| Speech , CPS News

Tackling Global Crime Together - Speech by Max Hill QC, DPP, to the International Association of Prosecutors, September 2019

The International Association of Prosecutors (IAP) is a hugely important organisation for prosecutors, with an unparalleled global reach. I am therefore privileged to have been asked to deliver the keynote speech at this conference. This is my first annual IAP conference as chief prosecutor of my country, and so I am very pleased to be here and to have the opportunity to build relationships that will last over time.

| Speech , International and organised crime , CPS News

Speech by Max Hill QC, DPP, to the Policing and Security All-Party Parliamentary Group, 15 July 2019

Good evening and thank you for inviting me here today. It is my first APPG as DPP, although not my first engagement with parliamentarians. I have been pleased to be able to give evidence at three committees so far, and have met with a number of your colleagues.

| Speech , CPS News

Speech by Max Hill QC, DPP, to the Bar Council in Cardiff, 6 July 2019

Bore Da. It’s a pleasure to be here in Cardiff for the first Saturday morning meeting outside of London. As you know, the CPS maintains a comprehensive presence here in Wales, with our offices in Cardiff, Swansea and Mold. I spent Monday and Tuesday of last week here in Cardiff, with all of our teams.

| Speech , CPS News

Emerging Areas of Child Abuse and Exploitation

Speech by Max Hill QC, Director of Public Prosecutions, to the Heads of Prosecuting Agencies Conference in Uganda, 15-17 April 2019

| Speech , Sexual offences, Youth crime, International and organised crime, Violent crime , CPS News

How cases are prosecuted in the CPS: From charge to conviction - a case study

The CPS prosecuted 533,161 cases last year. Here, see how we prosecuted a man for murder from the first phone call through to conviction.

| Article , CPS News

International Women's Day 2019

Max Hill QC: "I’m extremely proud of the valuable contribution CPS staff make all year round but as part of International Women’s Day, it is right we celebrate the achievements of our female staff.

| Article , CPS News

DPP's Speech to the Forensic Science Regulator’s Annual Conference

Good morning. Thank you, Gill, for inviting me here today, and thank you for the contribution that you and your staff are making to improve the quality of forensic science in the criminal justice system; your work is so important, and I am very pleased to have the opportunity to speak to you all.

| Speech , CPS News

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.

| Speech , CPS News


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