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Criminal Cases Review Commission

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN HL7790, tabled on 20 April 2016

To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many applications the Criminal Cases Review Commission has received in each year since its creation.

Answered on

5 May 2016

The information requested regarding the number of applications the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) has received since its creation, is highlighted in the table below. This information can also be located in the published CCRC annual report.

Since its creation in 1997, the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) has had 20,367 applications. This figure excludes 279 applications that were transferred from the Home Office when the CCRC started operating in 1997. This is broken down as:

Year

Total Applications

1997/8

1,103

1998/9

1,037

1999/0

777

2000/1

800

2001/2

834

2002/3

932

2003/4

885

2004/5

955

2005/6

1011

2006/7

1051

2007/8

984

2008/9

919

2009/10

932

2010/11

933

2011/12

1040

2012/13

1625

2013/14

1470

2014/15

1599

2015/16

1480