Skip to main content


Volume 229: debated on Thursday 22 July 1993

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department what is the number of cases heard by appeal courts in England and Wales where the original sentence has either been reduced or quashed in the last three years.

The table shows the total number of appellants dealt with during the last three years in the Court of Appeal, criminal division and the Crown court —on appeal from a magistrates' court—whose appeals against sentence have been allowed or allowed in part.

Successful appeals against sentence to the Court of Appeal and the Crown Court during the years 1990 to 1992
Court of AppealCrown Court