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Alison saunders appointed as new Director of Public Prosecutions

The Attorney-General has announced that London's Chief Crown Prosecutor Alison saunders will take over from Keir starmer QC as the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) on 1 November 2013.  Ms saunders, a barrister, is the first DPP to be recruited from within the Crown Prosecution service (CPs).  she has worked at the CPs since its inception in 1986.


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