HC Deb 30 November 1979 vol 974 c810W
Miss Richardson

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will publish a list of Inner London magistrates' courts showing the number of applications and refusals for legal aid for magistrates' court proceedings in 1978 distinguishing between committal proceedings, summary trials of indictable offences, and summary trials of non-indictable offences.

Mr. Brittan

The numbers of applications for legal aid and the numbers refused for all magistrates' courts proceedings are published annually by petty sessional division in "Criminal Statistics, England and Wales"—table 25 of the volume for 1978, Cmnd 7670. Corresponding figures for the types of proceedings specified are given in the following table.