January's coronavirus review findings
The findings of the CPS review for completed prosecutions in January under the Coronavirus Act and Health Protection Regulations are detailed in the table below.
|Number of cases finalised (January)||Number incorrectly charged|
|Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) Regulations: 154 cases||Withdrawn||26|
|Returned to Court||11|
|Coronavirus Act: 14 cases||Withdrawn||10|
Returned to Court
Of the cases reviewed, all but six were charged by the police.
Gregor McGill, CPS Director of Legal Services, said: “We remain committed to reviewing all of these cases for as long as necessary to ensure the right people are charged with the right offences.”