§ Mr. Kilroy-Silk
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people in 1983 and 1984, respectively, who were proceeded against in all courts were not subsequently convicted; and what percentage of the total number of people proceeded against this represented.
§ Mr. Mellor
The information requested is published annually in "Criminal Statistics, England and Wales, Supplementary Tables, 1983", vol. 1, table S1.1(A)—238W magistrates' courts and vol. 2, table S2. 1(A) — the Crown court. Corresponding information for 1984 is not yet available.