To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many (a) guilty, (b) not guilty and (c) not proven verdicts were handed down in jury trials in Scottish courts in each of the last five years.
The available information is given in the table.
Persons called to solemn procedure courts by outcome 1987–1991 Scotland
PNGA1 of deserted
Acquitted not guilty
Acquitted not proven
1 Plea of not guilty accepted.