Rt Hon Lord Lilley

    Crown Court Proceedings

    Mr. Lilley: To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor‘s Department what proportion of defendants

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    who appealed against conviction in a magistrates court and whose case was reheard in the Crown court in 2000 were found (a) not guilty and (b) guilty. [29694]

    Mr. Wills: Information held centrally relating to the results of appeals to the Crown court is limited and is not collected in a form to provide an answer to the hon. Member‘s question without incurring disproportionate cost. For information purposes, however, the table provides figures for receipts, by type of appeal, and outcome, by type of result, of appeals to the Crown court during 2000.