Probate

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 8th January 2018.

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Photo of Ian Lucas Ian Lucas Labour, Wrexham

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many applications for grant of probate have been made in each of the last five years for which records are available.

Photo of Ian Lucas Ian Lucas Labour, Wrexham

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many grants of probate have been issued in each of the last five years for which records are available.

Photo of Dominic Raab Dominic Raab The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

The information below provides details of the number of grants of probate issued by the Probate service in each of the last five years.

Total Number applications received

Total issued

2012

254599

244977

2013

272111

255502

2014

254602

247040

2015

285135

245870

2016

261251

262233

2017 ( to end Nov)

278428

248816

Since January 2015 the Information contained in the response in regards to number of applications for a grant that have issued is in the public domain and is published in the quarterly Family Court statistics.

Link to this information below:

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-justice/about/statistics

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