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Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 210524, tabled on 14 October 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people served as district judges in each of the last five years for which figures are available.

Answered on

21 October 2014

The table below provides details of the number of district judges who were in post over the last five financial years. The numbers provided include those sitting in different jurisdictions; Civil, Crime and Family.

DJ's (Civil, Magistrates' Courts & Principal Registry of the Family Division) serving in the last 5 years

In Post

Notes

Financial Year 09/10

DJ (Civil)

448

DJ (PRFD)

48*

*This figure includes all Masters, Registrars, Costs Judges and District Judges (PRFD).

DJ (MC)

143

Financial Year 10/11

DJ (Civil)

444

DJ (PRFD)

48*

*This figure includes all Masters, Registrars, Costs Judges and District Judges (PRFD).

DJ (MC)

137

Financial Year 11/12

DJ (Civil)

447

DJ (PRFD)

17

DJ (MC)

141

Financial Year 12/13

DJ (Civil)

446

DJ (PRFD)

15

DJ (MC)

142

Financial Year 13/14

DJ (Civil)

438

DJ (PRFD)

12

DJ (MC)

142