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The Crown Prosecution Service is responsible for prosecuting criminal cases investigated by the police in England and Wales.
New head of Crown Prosecution Service and Director Of Public Prosecutions appointed
The Attorney General, the Rt Hon Baroness Scotland QC, has appointed Keir Starmer QC as the new Head of the Crown Prosecution Service and Director of Public Prosecutions. He will take up post on 1st November 2008.
It is not possible to say who fired the fatal shot which killed ITN journalist Terry Lloyd and so the CPS has advised the police there is insufficient evidence for any prosecution over his death in Iraq, Sue Hemming, head of the Crown Prosecution Service's Counter Terrorism Division, announced today.
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