HC Deb 19 February 1990 vol 167 c506W
38. Mr. Barry Field

To ask the Attorney-General how many defendants were prosecuted in 1988–89 by the Crown prosecution service in(a) magistrates courts and (b) the Crown court.

The Attorney-General

The Crown prosecution service prosecuted 1,234,344 defendants in magistrates courts and 121,912 in the Crown court during 1988–89.

40. Mr. Vaz

To ask the Attorney-General if he will meet the Director of Public Prosecutions to discuss relations between the police and the Crown prosecution service.

The Attorney-General

I refer to the answer that I gave today to the hon. Member for Nottingham, North (Mr. Allen).