Remand in Custody

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 25th May 2016.

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Photo of Philip Davies Philip Davies Conservative, Shipley

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many and what proportion of (a) men and (b) women who were remanded in custody (i) before conviction and (ii) after conviction did not go on to receive a custodial sentence for each offence type in the last year for which information is available.

Photo of Mike Penning Mike Penning The Minister of State, Home Department, The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

The number of sentenced offenders who were remanded in custody at the Crown Court before and after their conviction, and the proportion who did not receive a custodial sentence, by gender and offence group, in 2015, can be viewed in the attached table.

The number of sentenced offenders who were remanded in custody at magistrates’ courts before their conviction, and the proportion who did not receive a custodial sentence, by gender and offence group, in 2015, can be viewed in the attached table.

Data for post-conviction remand at magistrates’ courts is not held centrally and can only be obtained at disproportionate cost.

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