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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 17th June 1996.

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Photo of Sir Nicholas Lyell Sir Nicholas Lyell Attorney General (Law Officers) 12:00 am, 17th June 1996

In 1994–95, out of some 1.38 million cases, 161,429 were discontinued. In 1995–96, out of some 1.28 million cases, the number discontinued totalled 152,729.