Trials: Coronavirus

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 22nd September 2020.

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Photo of David Lammy David Lammy Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many jury trials were outstanding in each of the last 12 months.

Photo of Chris Philp Chris Philp The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

The table below provides the number of outstanding trial cases at the Crown Court by month, between March 2019 and March 2020.

Year

Month

Outstanding trial cases at the Crown Court

2019

Mar

25,360

Apr

25,925

May

26,140

Jun

26,341

Jul

26,728

Aug

27,185

Sep

27,272

Oct

28,155

Nov

28,629

Dec

29,403

2020

Jan

30,179

Feb

31,019

Mar

31,686

March 2020 is the latest period for which National Statistics broken down by type of case are published in England and Wales. National Statistics for the period to June 2020 will be published on September 24, 2020.

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