§ Mr. George Howarth
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many cases heard in magistrates courts in England and Wales during 1995 and 1996 were adjourned for psychiatric reports; and in how many instances applications for adjournments were turned down. 
§ Mr. Streeter
I have been asked to reply.
The information requested is not available and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.