Date lodged: 3 October 2017
To ask the Scottish Government how many criminal trials have been adjourned because of (a) a crown motion, (b) a defence motion, (c) failure to appear by an accused, (d) failure to appear by a witness, (e) lack of court time and (f) any other reason at each court in each of the last five years.
Answered by: Michael Matheson 5 October 2017
This question relates to operational matters that are the responsibility of the Scottish Court and Tribunals Service (SCTS) corporate body. The question has been passed to the Chief Executive of the SCTS who reply in writing within 20 days.