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HMCTS weekly operational summary

A weekly summary of the latest HM Courts and Tribunals Service operational position for users. We aim to update this every Friday at 4pm.

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HMCTS operational summary for week commencing Monday 6 February 2023

The next weekly operational summary will be issued on Friday 10 February 2023.

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Common Platform

  • Update: We’re adding features and making improvements to the way legal professionals search for case details, check in for hearings, and access and complete essential forms. Read more about the improvements to Common Platform.

  • Update: We’re hosting a webinar for defence professionals on Wednesday 22 February 2023 at 1pm. You can find out about recent progress we’ve made introducing the Common Platform case management system to criminal courts, our plans for further implementation and see a demo of new features.

  • Update: Defence solicitors and barristers can join one of our regular online support sessions to get help with using Common Platform. We’ll answer questions, offer advice and help with troubleshooting. Sessions take place on Tuesdays at 4:30pm and Thursdays at 9am.

  • Update: From Monday 6 February 2023, queries about Common Platform magistrates’ court cases in Chester, Crewe and Warrington will be handled by our service centre. Please call 0330 808 4407 or email our service centre instead of contacting the court where the case will be heard.

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Previous editions

Published 21 May 2021
Last updated 3 February 2023 + show all updates
  1. Updated for week beginning 6 February 2023.

  2. Update for week commencing Monday 30 January published.

  3. Update for week commencing Monday 23 January published.

  4. Update for week commencing Monday 16 January 2023 published.

  5. Update for week commencing Monday 9 January 2023 published.

  6. Update for week commencing Monday 2 January 2023 published.

  7. Added translation

  8. Update for week commencing Monday 19 December 2022 published.

  9. Updated for week beginning 12 December 2022.

  10. Update for week commencing Monday 5 December 2022 published.

  11. Update for week commencing Monday 28 November 2022 published.

  12. Added translation

  13. Update for week commencing Monday 21 November 2022 published.

  14. Update for week commencing Monday 14 November published.

  15. Update for week commencing Monday 7 November published.

  16. Added translation

  17. Update for week commencing Monday 31 October 2022 published.

  18. Added translation

  19. Added translation

  20. Update for week commencing Monday 24 October published.

  21. Updated for week commencing 17 October.

  22. Added translation

  23. Updated for week commencing Monday 10 October 2022.

  24. Updated for week commencing Monday 3 October 2022.

  25. Updated for week commencing Monday 26 September 2022.

  26. Added translation

  27. Update for week commencing Monday 5 September 2022 published.

  28. Update for week commencing Monday 29 August 2022 published.

  29. Update for week commencing Monday 22 August 2022 published.

  30. Update for week commencing Monday 15 August 2022 published.

  31. Added translation

  32. Update for week commencing Monday 8 August 2022 published.

  33. Update for week commencing Monday 1 August 2022 published.

  34. Update for week commencing Monday 25 July 2022 published.

  35. Update for week commencing Monday 18 July 2022 published.

  36. Added translation

  37. Update for week commencing Monday 11 July 2022 published.

  38. Updated for week commencing Monday 4 July.

  39. Update for week commencing Monday 27 June 2022 published.

  40. Operational update on bar action added.

  41. Update for week commencing Monday 20 June 2022 published.

  42. Update for week commencing Monday 13 June 2022.

  43. Update for week commencing Monday 6 June 2022 published.

  44. Update for week commencing Monday 30 May 2022 published.

  45. Update for week commencing Monday 23 May 2022 published.

  46. Added translation

  47. Update for week commencing Monday 16 May 2022 published.

  48. Update for week commencing Monday 9 May 2022 published.

  49. Update for week commencing Monday 2 May 2022.

  50. Added translation

  51. Update for week commencing Monday 25 April 2022 published.

  52. Added translation

  53. Update for week commencing Monday 18 April 2022 published.

  54. Update for week commencing Monday 11 April 2022 published.

  55. Added translation

  56. Update for week commencing Monday 4 April 2022 published.

  57. Added translation

  58. Update for week commencing Monday 28 March 2022 published.

  59. Added translation

  60. Update on Common Platform added.

  61. Update for week commencing Monday 21 March 2022 published.

  62. Added translation

  63. Update for week commencing Monday 14 March 2022 published.

  64. Added translation

  65. Added translation

  66. Update for week commencing Monday 7 March 2022 published.

  67. Added translation

  68. Update for week commencing Monday 28 February 2022 published.

  69. Added translation

  70. Update for week commencing Monday 21 February 2022 published.

  71. Added translation

  72. Update for week commencing Monday 14 February 2022 published.

  73. Added translation

  74. Update for week commencing Monday 7 February 2022 published.

  75. Update for week commencing Monday 31 January 2022 published.

  76. Added translation

  77. Update for week commencing Monday 24 January 2022 published.

  78. Added translation

  79. Update for week commencing Monday 17 January 2022 published.

  80. Update for week commencing Monday 10 January 2022 published.

  81. Added translation

  82. Update for week commencing Monday 3 January 2022 published.

  83. Update for week commencing Monday 20 December 2021 published.

  84. Added translation

  85. Update for week commencing Monday 13 December 2021 published.

  86. Update for week commencing Monday 6 December 2021 published.

  87. Added translation

  88. Update for week commencing Monday 29 November published.

  89. Added translation

  90. Update for week commencing Monday 22 November 2021 published.

  91. Added translation

  92. Update for week commencing Monday 15 November published.

  93. Page updated with changes to HMCTS operations for week commencing 8 Nov 2021.

  94. Update for week commencing Monday 1 November 2021 published.

  95. Added translation

  96. Update for week commencing Monday 25 October published.

  97. Update for week commencing Monday 18 October 2021 published.

  98. Added translation

  99. Update for week commencing Monday 11 October 2021 published.

  100. Update for week commencing Monday 4 October 2021 published.

  101. Added translation

  102. Update for week commencing Monday 27 September published.

  103. Added translation

  104. Update for week commencing Monday 20 September 2021 published.

  105. Added translation

  106. Update for week commencing Monday 13 September published.

  107. Update for week commencing Monday 6 September 2021 published.

  108. Added translation

  109. Update for week commencing Monday 30 August 2021 published.

  110. Added translation

  111. Updated for week commencing Monday 23 August 2021.

  112. Welsh translation added.

  113. Update for week commencing Monday 16 August 2021 published.

  114. Added translation

  115. Update for week commencing Monday 9 August 2021 published.

  116. Added translation

  117. Update for week commencing Monday 2 August 2021 published.

  118. Added translation

  119. Update for week commencing Monday 26 July 2021 published.

  120. Added translation

  121. Updated COVID guidance pages added.

  122. Update for week commencing Monday 19 July 2021 published.

  123. Added translation

  124. Update for week commencing Monday 12 July published.

  125. Added translation

  126. Update for week commencing Monday 5 July 2021.

  127. Added translation

  128. Update for week commencing Monday 28 June 2021 published.

  129. Added translation

  130. Update for week commencing Monday 21 June 2021 published.

  131. Added translation

  132. Update for week commencing Monday 14 June 2021 published.

  133. Added translation

  134. Update for week commencing Monday 7 June 2021 published.

  135. Update for week commencing Monday 31 May 2021 published.

  136. Added translation

  137. Added line on operational status of courts in areas where COVID19 variant is spreading.

  138. First published.