Philip Davies – 2014 Parliamentary Question to the Ministry of Justice

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Philip Davies on 2014-05-06.

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 9 April 2014, Official Report, columns 244-6W, on fraud: social security benefits, how many of the convictions listed were dealt with at (a) magistrates’ courts and (b) Crown courts.

Mr Shailesh Vara

Pursuant to the answer of 9 April 2014, the number of men and women found guilty for offences relating to benefit fraud by court type in England and Wales from 2008 to2012 (latest data available) in the attached

Please note that court proceedings statistics for the year 2013 are planned to be published by the Ministry of Justice on 15th May 2014.