Rape: Convictions:Written question - 6846

(Camberwell and Peckham)

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Asked on: 20 July 2017
Ministry of Justice
Rape: Convictions
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what (a) number and (b) proportion of rape trials ended in conviction in England and Wales in each of the last five years.
Answered by: Dominic Raab
Answered on: 05 September 2017

The number of offenders convicted for the offence of rape and the percentage of defendants convicted can be found at:


Data is recorded on an offender basis and not a trial basis: the later could only be gathered at disproportionate cost.

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