Magistrates' courts' and Crown Court expenditure, 1999-2009
Dr Roger Grimshaw and Helen Mills, with Arianna Silvestri and Felicia Silberhorn-Armantrading
Rises in spending on the magistrates' courts' and the Crown Court in the past ten years pose difficult choices for the coalition government, according to a report published by the independent Centre for Crime and Justice Studies.
The report, part of a three part series of briefings on criminal justice spending supported by the Hadley Trust will be required reading for policy makers, journalists and anyone with an interest in public finances and the proper use of taxpayers' money. To be published in hard copy in October. Normal price £50. Special discount price for copies ordered before the end of September 2010 and for Centre for Crime and Justice Studies members.
The report on police expenditure can be downloaded here.
The report on prison and probation expenditure can be downloaded here.