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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 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 cost was of an either way office case dealt with at the Crown Court where (a) a guilty plea was entered at the magistrates' court and (b) a guilty plea was entered on the day of trial at the Crown Court in the latest period for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-02more like thismore than 2014-04-02
star this property answer text <p>There are a number of different ways costs of cases can be estimated, depending on how indirect costs are apportioned, resulting in a range of cost estimates for these cases. The latest period for which data is available is 2012/13 (up-rated to 2013/14 prices).</p><p>a) The cost of an either way guilty plea entered at the Magistrates Court is estimated to be between £210 and £270 (to the nearest £10).</p><p>b) A guilty plea entered on the day of a trial at the Crown court would result in a cracked trial. The cost of a cracked trial in the Crown court is estimated to be between £1,200 and £2,000 (to the nearest £100).</p><p>These figures do not include legal aid costs.</p><p>Sentencing Council Guidelines to the judiciary encourage early guilty pleas by setting out a scale of ‘credit' for a guilty plea to be applied that varies from a reduction of one third in any sentence for an early plea, to 10% for a guilty plea entered at the point of trial.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-04-02T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Philip Davies remove filter