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Criminal Trials (Waiting Period)

Volume 984: debated on Thursday 8 May 1980

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asked the Attorney-General what was the average waiting time in custody between committal and trial in London in (a) 1975 and (b) 1979

The average waiting times for defendants in custody between committal and trial in the Crown court in London was 125 weeks in 1975 and 19ยท5 weeks in 1979.