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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-02690: Douglas Ross (Highlands and Islands)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 13 September 2016

To ask the Scottish Government what the average time from caution and charge to verdict for (a) sheriff court and (b) Justice of the Peace court cases has been in each month since April 2014.

Answered by: Michael Matheson 30 September 2016

Michael Matheson:The average time from caution and charge to verdict for Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court cases for each month since 2014 is in the following table. The last full month’s recorded data currently available is July 2016.

 

Sheriff Courts

Justice of the Peace Courts

April 2014

147

175

May 2014

143

176

June 2014

157

188

July 2014

140

177

August 2014

146

183

September 2014

158

194

October 2014

160

192

November 2014

165

203

December 2014

150

183

January 2015

161

192

February 2015

168

207

March 2015

162

212

April 2015

163

222

May 2015

167

218

June 2015

165

223

July 2015

164

210

August 2015

158

210

September 2015

161

211

October 2015

164

209

November 2015

166

209

December 2015

150

199

January 2016

162

218

February 2016

173

240

March 2016

164

220

April 2016

158

216

May 2016

156

199

June 2016

150

218

July 2016

165

225