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star this property date less than 2019-07-05more like thismore than 2019-07-05
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Ministry of Justice more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the average length of time was between first court appearance and trial in (a) magistrates courts and (b) Crown courts in each of the last five years. more like this
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Philip Davies more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The information requested can be found in Table 1 and 2 below.</p><p> </p><p><strong>Table 1 - Average number of days first listing to trial start date, for magistrates’ trial cases in England and Wales, excluding those committed to the Crown Court, 2014 to 2018.</strong></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td rowspan="2"><p>Year</p></td><td rowspan="2"><p>Number of defendants with completed cases</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>First listing to trial start date (number of days)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Mean</p></td><td><p>Median</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>187,383</p></td><td><p>63</p></td><td><p>59</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>196,199</p></td><td><p>68</p></td><td><p>61</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>179,042</p></td><td><p>58</p></td><td><p>53</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017</p></td><td><p>171,862</p></td><td><p>54</p></td><td><p>49</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018</p></td><td><p>173,486</p></td><td><p>53</p></td><td><p>46</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><em>Notes</em></p><p><em>(1) </em><em>Trial is identified here based on whether there is a valid “trial start date” entered into the magistrates’ court administrative system (Libra). It is possible that trial cases without valid start dates have been removed from the analysis. </em></p><p><em>(2) </em><em>Includes cases with an offence to completion time greater than 10 years but excludes a small number of cases with identified data quality issues and breaches. </em></p><p><em>(3) </em><em>Statistics are sourced from linked magistrates’ courts and Crown Court administrative data systems - with a match rate of around 95%.</em></p><p><em>(4) </em><em>Only one offence is counted for each defendant in the case. If there is more than one offence per defendant that complete on the same day, a set of validation rules applies to select one offence only and to the longest duration, seriousness and the lowest sequence number of the offence. </em></p><p><em>(5) </em><em>Includes cases completed in the magistrates’ courts during the specified time period, where no further action is required by the magistrates’ court. </em></p><p><em>(6) </em><em>Excludes cases that are committed to the Crown Court. </em></p><p><em>(7) </em><em>From Q2 2015, the figures include Single Justice Procedure cases that were committed within magistrates’ courts in England and Wales, introduced in June 2015. </em></p><p><em>(8) </em><em>Timeliness tables include TFL ATCM (automated track case management) cases which started in April 2017.</em></p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong>Table 2 - Average number of days first listing to main hearing, for completed Crown Court trial cases in England and Wales, 2014 to 2018.</strong></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td rowspan="2"><p>Year</p></td><td rowspan="2"><p>Number of defendants with completed cases</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>First listing to trial start date (number of days)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Mean</p></td><td><p>Median</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>76,531</p></td><td><p>138</p></td><td><p>112</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>76,819</p></td><td><p>157</p></td><td><p>121</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>69,563</p></td><td><p>155</p></td><td><p>123</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017</p></td><td><p>64,591</p></td><td><p>147</p></td><td><p>124</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018</p></td><td><p>56,738</p></td><td><p>147</p></td><td><p>127</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><em>Notes</em></p><p><em>(1) </em><em>Trial is identified based on the “case type” variable (e.g. case_type =T), this is recorded at the point of receipt into the Crown Court and it is possible that not all cases went on to trial.</em></p><p><em>(2) </em><em>Includes cases with an offence to completion time greater than 10 years but excludes a small number of cases with identified data quality issues and breaches. </em></p><p><em>(3) </em><em>Includes all criminal cases which have received a verdict and concluded in the specified time period in the Crown Court. </em></p><p><em>(4) </em><em>Statistics are sources from linked magistrates’ courts and Crown Court administrative data systems - with a match rate of around 95%.</em></p><p><em>(5) </em><em>Only one offence is counted for each defendant in the case. If there is more than one offence per defendant that complete on the same day, a set of validation rules applies to select one offence only and these relate to the longest duration, seriousness and the lowest sequence number of the offence.</em></p><p><em>(6) </em><em>Around 95% of defendants have a main hearing date.</em></p><p><em>(7) </em><em>A median value of 0 indicates that the case had a first listing and was completed on the same day. </em></p><p><em>(8) </em><em>Committal proceedings were abolished nationally on 28 May 2013. Triable either-way cases are now sent rather than committed. </em></p><p> </p><p>Performance, demand and waiting times in the courts are constantly reviewed to balance sitting days with waiting times, disposals and receipts. Resources are adjusted when required. Demand has been falling in recent years and sitting days have been reduced accordingly to ensure the backlog of work remains relatively stable. Waiting times for trials in the Crown Court for 2018 have been the lowest since 2014, despite the challenge of increasingly complex cases.</p><p> </p><p>We will continue to review demand and performance in the Crown Court and magistrates’ court and will ensure they have the resources they require</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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less than 2019-07-10T16:38:09.667Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-10T16:38:09.667Z
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star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-05more like thismore than 2019-07-05
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Ministry of Justice more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Magistrates' Courts: Camberwell and Peckham more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether his Department has sold Camberwell Green Magistrates' Court building. 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 answer text <p>HM Courts &amp; Tribunals Service has exchanged contracts on the sale of Camberwell Green Magistrates’ Court. The sale will only be completed following the closure of the court and once vacant possession has been confirmed.</p><p> </p><p>The decision to close Camberwell Green Magistrates’ Court was not taken lightly and followed a public consultation that concluded the local community will have reasonable access to alternative courts.</p><p> </p><p>All money raised from the sale of the surplus property will be reinvested in the reform of HM Courts &amp; Tribunals Service.</p> more like this
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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less than 2019-07-10T16:26:43.667Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-10T16:26:43.667Z
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star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-05more like thismore than 2019-07-05
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Ministry of Justice more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Judges: Crown Courts more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the number of judges available to conduct criminal cases in crown courts. 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 answer text <p>Last year Crown Court trial waiting times were at their lowest since 2014, with this year’s allocation of sitting days reflecting this.</p><p> </p><p>We estimate that we need around 82,300 sitting days in the Crown Court in England and Wales in the financial year 2019/20 and have the judges needed to deliver this level of sitting.</p><p> </p><p>This estimate is based on how much resource is required to deal with the number of cases expected to be received in 2019/20 and reflects falling demand in the Crown Court. We will continue to review demand and performance in the Crown Court and will ensure it has the resources it requires.</p> more like this
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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less than 2019-07-10T16:26:05.2Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-10T16:26:05.2Z
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star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-05more like thismore than 2019-07-05
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Ministry of Justice more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Courts: Attendance more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many cases involving defendants in criminal courts commenced with a postal requisition by the Crown Prosecution Service in each of the last 5 years. 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 answer text <p>The information sought, broken down to cases commenced with a postal requisition by the Crown Prosecution Service, could only be provided at disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
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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less than 2019-07-10T16:25:41.893Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-10T16:25:41.893Z
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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 Philip Davies remove filter