Date lodged: 22 February 2018
To ask the Scottish Government how many criminal trials in each of the last 10 years have been abandoned with the presumption that they could be heard at a later date (deserted pro loco et tempore), and how many were subsequently held later, also expressed as a percentage.
Answered by: Michael Matheson 2 March 2018
This question relates to operational matters that are the responsibility of the Scottish Court and Tribunals Service (SCTS) corporate body. The question has been passed to the Chief Executive of the SCTS who reply in writing within 20 days.