Trials: Costs

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 30th June 2015.

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Photo of Philip Davies Philip Davies Conservative, Shipley

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the average cost is of (a) a jury trial at the Crown Court for (i) either way offences sent by magistrates where their sentencing powers were not deemed sufficient, (ii) either way offences where the defendant chose to elect jury trial and (iii) indictable only offences and (b) a trial in a magistrates' court for (A) summary only offences and (B) either way offences in the latest period for which figures are available.

Photo of Shailesh Vara Shailesh Vara The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

The Information requested is not currently available and could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.

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