CPS operational information

On this page, you will find information related to how the CPS does its job. This includes information about the running of the CPS itself and also on particular areas of policy like hate crime and violence against women and girls.

This is also where you'll find information of interest to external advocates, including information on the CPS Advocate Panels.

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Violence Against Women and Girls

This section provides links to policy and guidance reports on Violence against Women and prosecution performance information.

Equality and diversity, CPS operational information, Policy and Guidance, Performance Information

Annex A: CPS Press Office contacts

CPS Press Office contacts

Agreements with Other Agencies, CPS operational information

CPS 2020 inclusion and community engagement strategy

The CPS commitment to inclusion and equality is at the heart of how we work.

CPS operational information, Equality and diversity

National Disclosure Improvement Plan

The Joint National Disclosure Improvement Plan (published 26 January 2018) builds on detailed work over the past six months to agree an effective approach to meet this challenge and represents the shared commitment of the Crown Prosecution Service and the National Police Chiefs' Council to make s

CPS operational information, Agreements with Other Agencies

Advocate Panels

The CPS Advocate Panel ('the 2012 Panel') came into effect in February 2012 and central Specialist Panels followed in April 2013. The 2012 Panel established a time limited list of quality assured advocates to undertake criminal prosecution advocacy for CPS in the Crown Court and Higher Courts.

Information relating to external advocates, CPS operational information

Guidance on the practical application of the CPS Counsel Fee Schemes

Update bulletins for changes, clarifications or practical assistance in CPS Counsel Fees. This will be updated regularly with bulletins issued by the CPS Court Business Unit. Please check for the latest updates.

Finance, CPS operational information, Information relating to external advocates

Guidance on the practical application of the CPS Counsel Fee Schemes

Update bulletins for changes, clarifications or practical assistance in CPS Counsel Fees. This will be updated regularly with bulletins issued by the CPS Court Business Unit. Please check for the latest updates.

Finance, CPS operational information, Information relating to external advocates

Graduated Fee Scheme C - Manual of Guidance

Guidance on the operation of the advocates fees payment scheme.

Information relating to external advocates, CPS operational information

Witness Expenses and Allowances

Details of current rates and allowances which apply to witnesses called to give evidence by The CPS.

Finance, CPS operational information

Memorandum of Understanding between the Crown Prosecution Service and the Institute of Legal Executives

The Memorandum of Understanding between the Crown Prosecution Service and the Institute of Legal Executives sets out the arrangements for CPS Associate Prosecutors to become members of the Institute and the respective roles and responsibilities of the CPS and the Institute in the administration of the scheme.

Agreements with Other Agencies, CPS operational information

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