British Justice Secretary Robert Buckland. Photo: Reuters British Justice Secretary Robert Buckland. Photo: Reuters
British Justice Secretary Robert Buckland. Photo: Reuters
Britain

Britain apologises for failing rape victims, blames funding cuts for low conviction rates

  • According to the Crown Prosecution Service, 1,439 suspects were convicted of rape or lesser offences in 2020 – the lowest levels since records began
  • A government review urged prosecutors to focus more on the behaviour of the suspect rather than the accuser

Topic |   Britain
British Justice Secretary Robert Buckland. Photo: Reuters British Justice Secretary Robert Buckland. Photo: Reuters
British Justice Secretary Robert Buckland. Photo: Reuters
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