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The number of convictions at named courts: FOI release

Published: 4 Jun 2020

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Published:
4 Jun 2020
The number of convictions at named courts: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202000037828
Date received: 15 May 2020
Date responded: 2 Jun 2020
Information requested

After we sought clarification of your request, you confirmed that you would like the number of prosecutions for both Sheriff Court Solemn and Summary level (&JP Court) particularly in the following courts: Hamilton, Lanark, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Livingston, Airdrie, Alloa, Falkirk.

Response

The information requested is provided in the following tables. Please note that we are unable to breakdown Justice of the Peace courts by individual court place.

People prosecuted and convicted in all Scottish courts by type of court, 2018-19

 

High court

Sheriff solemn

Sheriff

summary

Justice of the

Peace

Total -

Scotland

Total prosecuted

 1,057

 5,195

 53,949

29,532

89,733

Total convicted

585

 4,215

 46,559

27,144

 78,503

People prosecuted and convicted in specific Sheriff courts in 2018-19

Court name

Prosecutions

Convictions

Sheriff

solemn

Sheriff

summary

Sheriff solemn

Sheriff summary

Alloa

-

 633

-

 550

Falkirk

 118

 1,737

 101

 1,525

Edinburgh

 515

 5,947

 434

 5,147

Livingston

 76

 1,589

 66

 1,427

Glasgow

 1,173

 9,335

 948

 7,731

Airdrie

 217

 2,119

 166

 1,790

Hamilton

 376

 3,601

 296

 3,086

Lanark

 26

 541

 19

 458

Total

2,501

25,502

2,030

21,714

Source: Scottish Government Criminal Proceedings database

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