I'd rather have Cyril's weight in gold (pre death obviously).BBC News - Sir Cyril Smith: Former MP sexually abused boys, police say
CPS proves it's worth its weight in gold yet again.
You can't even bring a private prosecution for many laws now, since Parliament puts a clause in saying that a prosecution may only be brought "by or with the consent" of a given prosecutor (usually the DPP).Crown Prosecution Service is an inaccurate title. They are a prosecuting monopoly enjoyed only by the Home Office police forces. If they were truly a Crown Authority then they would accept prosecution files from any subject of the Realm.