Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 20th July 2021.

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Photo of Barry Sheerman Barry Sheerman Labour/Co-operative, Huddersfield

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people were prosecuted under the single justice procedure in each month of 2019 by type of offence; and what the plea rates were for offences charged under the single justice procedure in each of those months.

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

Data showing the number of defendants dealt with via single justice procedures (SJP) notices at the magistrates’ courts by plea and offence in England and Wales for 2019 can be found in the attached table.

The data supplied is a subset of published information relating to the timeliness of defendants dealt with by SJP notice which is available in Table 1 of the Criminal Court Statistics Quarterly, January to December 2019.

Table (xlsx, 54.6KB)

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