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Magistrates

Justice written question – answered on 19th October 2012.

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Photo of Philip Davies Philip Davies Conservative, Shipley

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many district judges have left the magistracy in each of the last 10 years; and from what courts such judges left.

Photo of Helen Grant Helen Grant The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Women and Equalities

The following table shows the total number of district judges who have left the magistracy in England and Wales in each of the last 10 years. "Left" has been interpreted to include retirement and death. There have been no removals from office.

As at 1 April to 31 March each year Total Retired Died Base court
2003 6 4 2 Birmingham
        Bow Street
        Marylebone
        Newham
        South Western
        West London
         
2004 5 5 0 Westminster
        West London
        Portsmouth
        Warrington
        Horseferry Road
         
2005 3 2 1 Horseferry Road x2
        Norwich
         
2006 2 2 0 Preston
        Trafford
         
2007 1 1 0 Bow Street
         
2008 1 1 0 Bristol
         
2009 5 5 0 Birmingham x2
        Hendon
        Horseferry Road
        Stoke-on-Trent
         
2010 3 3 0 Cardiff
        Highbury Corner
        Oxford and Southern Oxfordshire
         
2011 7 6 1 Bradford
        Brighton
        Leicester x2
        Manchester City
        Nottingham
        Stratford
         
2012 6 5 1 Chesterfield
        Norwich
        Plymouth
        South Worcestershire
        Tower Bridge x2

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