HC Deb 29 November 1999 vol 340 c64W
Mr. Chope

To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department what is the average cost per day of a trial in a Magistrates Court(a) at which a stipendiary magistrate presides and (b) before lay justices. [100315]

Jane Kennedy

The information requested is not yet available. The Government have commissioned research to assess the relative costs, effectiveness and other benefits/disadvantages of Stipendiary and lay magistrates, taking into account all related costs including those of other agencies.

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