Courts: Buildings

Justice written question – answered on 8th May 2014.

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Photo of Richard Fuller Richard Fuller Conservative, Bedford

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice

(1) how many court buildings which were not counted as closed had no cases listed in the preceding (a) three, (b) six and (c) 12 months at 31 March 2014; and what the location was of each such building;

(2) what estimate he has made of the annual cost to the public purse of maintaining court buildings which are not listed as closed and which have no cases listed for (a) three, (b) six and (c) 12 months;

(3) what estimate he has made of the annual cost to the public purse of maintaining court buildings which are not listed as closed and which had fewer than five cases listed each week for (a) three, (b) six and (c) 12 months;

(4) how many court buildings which were not counted as closed had fewer than five cases listed for each week in the preceding (a) three, (b) six and (c) 12 months at 31 March 2014; and what the location was of each such building.

Photo of Jeremy Wright Jeremy Wright The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

Providing a detailed response to these questions will require officials to manually collate data. This cannot be accomplished in the time available. The Under-Secretary of State for Justice, my hon. Friend Mr Vara, will therefore write with a detailed response as soon as possible, and will place a copy of this letter in the Library of the House.

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