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Statistics on Fatal Accident Inquiries held since 2008/9

20 November 2012

Freedom of Information Request: Statistics on Fatal Accident Inquiries held since 2008/9

Thank you for your e-mail dated 9 August 2012 under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA) in which you seek "statistics on the total numbers of FAIs (Fatal Accident Inquiries) held per year since 2008/9?”. 

Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service records show that the following numbers of Fatal Accident Inquiries were concluded in the last 4 financial years. This information does not tell you how many Fatal Accident Inquiries are on going at the present time or how many Inquires are scheduled but not yet commenced.

YEAR - 2008-09

YEAR- 2009-10

YEAR- 2010-11

YEAR - 2011-12

Number of Fatal     Accident Inquiries

55

Number of Fatal Accident Inquiries

57

Number of Fatal Accident Inquiries

65

Number of Fatal Accident Inquiries

59