The Ministry of Justice has published information on prosecutions, convictions and sentencing outcomes of court proceedings in England and Wales up to December 2018. The information requested for PQ 12200 and PQ 12202 can be found using the ‘Outcomes by offence’ data tool at:
Using the offence filter select ’46 Theft from Shops’.
- The number of prosecutions for this offence in each year will be displayed in row 24.
- The number of individuals sentenced to immediate custody for this offence in each year will be displayed in row 36.
The number of people who have submitted a guilty plea by post for shop theft offences in each year since 2014 can be viewed in the accompanying table.