§ Lord Donaldson of Kingsbridge
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What percentage of defendants were given bail in the latest available year in Liverpool, Manchester, Preston, Leeds, Sheffield, Tameside, Rotherham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Oxford, Cambridge, Birmingham, Nottingham, Exeter and Worcester respectively.
The latest available figures of defendants given bail are published in Table 8.5 of 37WA Criminal Statistics, England and Wales, 1989. Reliable information on the breakdown of remands into bail and custody for each court is not available centrally.