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Health and Social Care Act 2008

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 45861, tabled on 9 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the average turnaround time has been for first tier tribunals in relation to section 31 proceedings under the Health and Social Care Act 2008 in the latest period for which those figures are available.

Answered on

17 September 2021

Information about the the First-tier Tribunal (Care Standards) is published at:

www.gov.uk/government/collections/tribunals-statistics

For the period April – June 2021, the latest period for which data are available, the average turnaround time1 for the Care Standards Tribunal in relation to section 31 proceedings under the Health and Social Care Act 2008 was 10 working days.

1 Average turnaround time is the average time from receipt to disposal.

Data are taken from a live management information system and can change over time. Data are management information and are not subject to the same level of checks as official statistics.

The data provided are the most recent available and for that reason might differ from any previously published information.

Although care is taken when processing and analysing the data, the details are subject to inaccuracies inherent in any large-scale case management system and are the best data available.