Court Orders: Compensation

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 15th January 2019.

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Photo of Priti Patel Priti Patel Conservative, Witham

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many compensation orders were issued for each offence type by (a) magistrate's courts and (b) crown courts in each of the last five years.

Photo of Rory Stewart Rory Stewart The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

The number of compensation orders issued and the amount ordered to pay, broken down by offence type and court type over the last decade is in the public domain. The information can be found in the Criminal Justice Statistics found here:

The relevant data tools accessible through this link are: Magistrates Court data tool; and Crown Court data tool.

  • In the relevant data tool (Magistrates’ or Crown), select the ‘offence group’ of interest and scroll down the table to the ‘Compensation – All’ row.

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