HC Deb 21 March 2003 vol 401 c984W
Mr. Laws

To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department how many defendants have appeared before a Court in England in each of the last 10 years; and if she will make a statement. [99829]

Yvette Cooper

The information requested is in the following table. The figures cover cases heard in the criminal and civil courts for which data are available.