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Crown Court: ICT

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 230667, tabled on 11 March 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, which courts were affected by the temporary failure of the Crown Court Digital Case System during the week commencing 4 March 2019.

Answered on

14 March 2019

HMCTS initial investigations suggest that there were eight adjournments as a result of the slowdown of DCS: Two cases at Manchester (Crown Square), two cases at Sheffield Crown Court, three cases at Leeds Crown Court and one case at Norwich Crown Court. Six cases were relisted for hearing on 8 March 2019. The remaining two cases will be heard on 14 March 2019.

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