Greater Manchester Magistrates' Court Acquittal Rates

Peter Starch made this Freedom of Information request to Ministry of Justice

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The request was refused by Ministry of Justice.

Dear Ministry of Justice,

I request the following information for the following Courts; Manchester & Salford Magistrates' Court, Stockport Magistrates' Court, Tameside Magistrates' Court, Bolton Magistrates' Court and Wigan & Leigh Magistrates' Court.

I request the information for the following years; 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 (to date):

1. How many adult trials have been heard in each Court house (please split between summary and eitherway offences).
2. How many youth trials have been heard in each Court house.
3. How many adult trials have resulted in conviction (please split between summary and eitherway offences).
4. How many youth trials have resulted in conviction.

Thank you for your assistance.

Yours faithfully,

Peter Starch

NW Regional Support Correspondence, Ministry of Justice

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Dear Mr Starch

 

Please find attached an acknowledgment of your Freedom of Information Act
request.

 

Kind regards,

 

Knowledge Information Liaison Officer

North West Regional Support Unit | Manchester Civil Justice Centre | 1
Bridge St West | Manchester M60 1TE

 

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NW Regional Support Correspondence, Ministry of Justice

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Dear Mr Starch

 

Please find attached a response to you Freedom of Information Act request.

 

Kind regards,

 

Knowledge Information Liaison Officer

North West Regional Support Unit | Manchester Civil Justice Centre | 1
Bridge St West | Manchester M60 1TE

 

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Dear Ministry of Justice,

I dispute your man hour assessment seeing as the records are electronically held. I believe that you have the information readily available.
That said I will amend my request to as follows:

I request the following information for the following Courts; Manchester & Salford Magistrates' Court, Stockport Magistrates' Court, Tameside Magistrates' Court, Bolton Magistrates' Court and Wigan & Leigh Magistrates' Court. I require the information for the year 2017 to date.

1. How many adult trials took place in each Court house.
2. How many youth trials took place in each Court house.
3. How many adult trials resulted in conviction.
4. How many youth trials resulted in conviction.

Yours faithfully,

Peter Starch

NW Regional Support,

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Dear Mr Starch

 

Please find attached an acknowledgment of your Freedom of Information Act
request.

 

Kind regards

 

Knowledge Information Liaison Officer

North West Regional Support Unit | Manchester Civil Justice Centre | 1
Bridge St West | Manchester M60 1TE

 

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Dear Mr Starch

 

Please find a response to your Freedom of Information Act request.

 

Knowledge Information Liaison Officer

North West Regional Support Unit | Manchester Civil Justice Centre | 1
Bridge St West | Manchester M60 1TE

 

 

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Dear Ministry of Justice,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Ministry of Justice's handling of my FOI request 'Greater Manchester Magistrates' Court Acquittal Rates'.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/g...

Yours faithfully,

Peter Starch

Weston, Bob (Gloucester), Ministry of Justice

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Hello Mr Starch,

Please find attached an acknowledgement of the above request.

 

Bob Weston

 

Knowledge Information Liaison Officer

 

HMCTS - Analysis and Performance Division, Finance, Governance and
Performance Directorate.

 

Tel: 01452 334448 or 0203 3345511

 

E [1][email address]

 

1st Floor | Twyver House | Bruton Way | Gloucester | GL1 1PE

 

" I am not authorised to bind the Ministry of Justice contractually, nor
to make representation or other statements which may bind the Ministry of
Justice in any way via electronic means".

 

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Weston, Bob (Gloucester), Ministry of Justice

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Hello Mr Starch.

Please find attached my findings regarding the above.

 

Bob Weston

 

Knowledge Information Liaison Officer

 

HMCTS - Analysis and Performance Division, Finance, Governance and
Performance Directorate.

 

Tel: 01452 334448 or 0203 3345511

 

E [1][email address]

 

1st Floor | Twyver House | Bruton Way | Gloucester | GL1 1PE

 

" I am not authorised to bind the Ministry of Justice contractually, nor
to make representation or other statements which may bind the Ministry of
Justice in any way via electronic means".

 

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