London court cases dropped after prosecution failings

Almost 200 court cases in London are dropped or delayed every week because of prosecution failings. New figures show that in a year 9,560 cases were thrown out or delayed in the capital. That works out at 184 every week.

London was the worst performing region of the UK
London was the worst performing region of the UK Credit: PA Wire

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Hundreds of court cases failing

Figures show that almost 200 court cases in London are dropped or delayed every week because of prosecution failings.