HC Deb 03 February 1993 vol 218 c225W
Mr. McAllion

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many cases were scheduled for each sitting of Dundee sheriff court during the most recent three-month period for which figures are available; how many of these cases come to trial on the day for which they were first scheduled; in how many of these cases the

Summary trials Sheriff and jury
Cases set down for trial 379 19
Trials proceeding 73 (19 per cent. 4 (21 per cent.)
Trials disposed—no evidence led—including guilty pleas 152 (40 per cent.) 13 (68 per cent.)
Trials adjourned—new dates fixed 152 (40 per cent.) 2 (10 per cent.)
Trials adjourned—lack of court time 2 (0.5 per cent.) 0