Tag Archives: Crown Prosecution Service

Survivor v The Director of Public Prosecutions 25 Jan 2001 High Court (Aston Villa FC)

This was an application to challenge the decision of the CPS to stop a prosecution. The alleged abuser was a scout for Aston Villa Football Club. The offences were between 1971 and 1977. It also mentions abuse at Forde Park. … Continue reading

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John Handscomb 21 October 1994 Court of Appeal

This is an application by Mr John Handscomb for judicial review of a decision of the Stevenage Magistrates in which they declined to stay proceedings as an abuse of the process of the court. Application was dismissed and therefore the … Continue reading

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CPS file on decision not to prosecute Peter Hayman destroyed

The Crown Prosecution Service file on the  decision not to prosecute Peter Hayman destroyed in 2006 according to a response to a Freedom of Information Question.[1] The CPS were asked to release the papers involved in the decision not to … Continue reading

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