- Over 23 thousand cases in London's Crown and Magistrates courts were dropped or delayed last year
- More than 9,000 were dropped because of prosecution and court failings - that's 40%
- Wasting an estimated £1.6 million annually or £30,000 a week in legal and judicial costs
Source: GLA Conservatives.
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