Our members are successful at enforcing the writs they are directed, and each year are required to supply basic case results to the Ministry of Justice, indicating:

  • the number of successful and unsuccessful cases
  • the number of part-paid and paid in full cases
  • how much was paid
  • how much debt they were instructed to collect
  • pence in the pound recoveries.

Each year the Association receives an extract of the information collected by the Ministry of Justice, which is published below, and this extract shows the high-level performance of our members.

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This graph shows the number of new Writs issued and also cleared, and whilst the writs did steadily grow from 2004 to 2009, this has now plateaued.

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This graph shows the number of cases paid in full only, and does not take account of the number of cases that were part paid.

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This graph shows how the level of collections has steadily grown over the years, with great amounts being collected each year.

 

 

Writs successfully
cleared

New writs
received

Payment obtained
in full

Total money
collected

2020

78,657

84,629

23,233

£91,809,599

2019

110,353

120,337

31,770

£115,952,185

2018

101,338

104,022

30,808

£113,930,811

2017

85,547

108,619

28,423

£95,728,949

2016

85,522

83,177

25,911

£85,422,152

2015

75,716

81,699

22,335

£82,962,217

2014

69,728

71,498

17,793

£77,788,084

2013

70,347

76,679

15,468

£69,871,889

2012

80,663

69,953

16,177

£54,879,698

2011

68,870

74,314

17,534

£67,605,542

2010

72,170

71,308

20,612

£64,253,832

2009

77,292

78,349

21,532

£61,809,658

2008

68,405

70,557

18,183

£64,454,694

2007

65,234

63,564

19,542

£61,181,366

2006

62,256

61,019

18,694

£59,791,485

2005

55,018

53,357

15,190

£48,183,428

2004

36,282

49,556

11,149

£34,953,407

High Court enforcement activity is being undertaken in an appropriate, flexible and sensitive manner that reflects the challenges we are all facing as a result of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

The Association has developed a best practice Covid-19 plan.

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