HL Deb 26 April 2001 vol 625 cc55-6WA
Lord Vivian

asked Her Majesty's Government:

How many summary jurisdiction appeals have been received from the Army; and how many of those appeals have been upheld or rejected or have resulted in reduced sentences. [HL1793]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

There have been a total of 5,561 summary dealings for the period 1 October 2000–31 March 2001. During this period the Army has received 136 summary jurisdiction appeals. A total of 21 of these appeals have been upheld, 22 have been quashed and 34 have been mitigated. There are a further 19 of these cases still awaiting hearing or the result.