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S5W-16094: Claire Baker (Mid Scotland and Fife)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 20 April 2018

To ask the Scottish Government how many applications to introduce the sexual history or sexual character evidence of a victim in a sexual offence or rape trial have been (a) requested, (b) unopposed, (c) granted in full, (d) granted in part and (e) rejected, in each year since 2002.

Answered by: Michael Matheson 4 May 2018

Data on the use of sections 274 and 275 Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 are not routinely collected by the Scottish Government.

I refer the member to the answer to question S5W-16093 on 1 May 2018. All answers to written parliamentary questions are available on the Parliament’s website, the search facility for which can be found at http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/28877.aspx .