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Criminal Proceedings: West Yorkshire

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 49218, tabled on 14 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people are waiting to have their legal cases heard in court in (a) Morley and Outwood constituency and (b) West Yorkshire.

Answered on

22 September 2021

The tables below show the number of cases outstanding in West Yorkshire as at March 2021 in respect of Magistrates cases, Crown Court cases and family cases. We are unable to provide data in respect of the number of victims or defendants waiting for their cases to be heard or data specific to Morley and Outwood constituency. To obtain this data would incur disproportionate costs.

Civil

Criminal-Non SJP

Criminal SJP

Enforcement

Bradford Magistrates

47

4,099

10,477

129

Kirklees Magistrates

111

1,492

293

110

Leeds Magistrates

70

5,127

3,911

285

Below are the number of outstanding family cases in the West Yorkshire courts.

Court Name

Private

Public

Bradford

501

Huddersfield

310

Leeds

811

597

Wakefield

309

Location

Trials Outstanding

Sentencing Outstanding

Appeals Outstanding

Total outstanding

Defendants O/S (Trial cases)

Court: BRADFORD CROWN

771

146

67

984

898

Court: LEEDS CROWN

1533

293

50

1876

1,870