HC Deb 23 June 1986 vol 100 c17W
Mr. Peter Bruinvels

asked the Attorney-General what was the percentage acquittal rate, in cases where defendants plead not guilty, in the last four six-month periods for which figures are available, at Snaresbrook Crown court.

The Solicitor-General

The percentage of defendants acquitted after pleading not guilty to all counts at Snaresbrook Crown court in the last four six-monthly periods is as follows:

per cent.
April 1984 to September 1984 51.9
October 1984 to March 1985 58.7
April 1985 to September 1985 50.3
October 1985 to March 1986 48.6