The End Violence Against Women coalition (EVAW) cites a 23.1 per cent fall in the number of rape cases taken on by the CPS in the 12 months to 2017/18 from 3,671 to 2,822. This was despite a 16 per cent increase in police recorded rapes to 56,698.
It said this meant that women now have a four per cent chance of their case being heard in court compared with one in five in 2014.
3,648 trials in 2014. And I doubt that means a 20% chance….