Crown Court Backlog

Part of Justice – in the House of Commons at on 20 February 2024.

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Photo of Nick Smith Nick Smith Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons

The fact is that the Crown courts how have a backlog of over 65,000 cases. If that is not bad enough, experts say the courts’ capacity to deal with processing cases will not keep pace with demand. Does the Minister agree that that leads to too many victims unfortunately giving up on our justice system?