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star this property date less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
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Ministry of Justice more like this
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star this property hansard heading HM Courts and Tribunals Service: Divorce more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the average waiting time was for a response from each HMCTS divorce centre (a) on 17 June 2019, (b) in 2015 and (c) in 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
star this property answer text <p>The regional divorce units were set up in 2015.</p><p>The average period of time from receipt to issue of the decree nisi is currently:</p><p> </p><p>Midlands 27.6 weeks</p><p>North East 29.7 weeks</p><p>North west 29.1 weeks</p><p>Wales 28.5 weeks</p><p>South east 41 weeks</p><p>South west 26.8 weeks</p><p> </p><p>In June 2015 it was:</p><p>Midlands 24 weeks</p><p>North East 21 weeks</p><p>North West 23.8 weeks</p><p>Wales 22 weeks</p><p>South East 24.7 weeks</p><p>South west 21.4 weeks</p><p> </p><p>We have increased the number of sitting days and recruited extra judges and magistrates to meet increased demand in the family courts. In the South East, staff shortages in Bury St Edmunds Divorce Centre led to some delays, and the centre is now fully staffed and performance is improving.</p><p>Divorce can be a deeply distressing time which is why a new online divorce application was introduced as part of the £1 billion Reform programme. Separating couples can fill in simplified forms, submit documents and pay online - leading to significantly fewer errors and an easier, cheaper application process.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this