To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many people resident in the London Borough of Bexley (a) were summoned for and (b) undertook jury service in each year since 1997. 
The following table shows, on a national level basis for each calendar year from 2000 to 2008, the following:
(a) how many people have been required for jury service;
(b) how many people have been supplied to the court for jury service;
(c) how many people have been deferred from the original date they were summoned for jury service;
(d) how many people have been excused from jury service;
(e) how many people have been disqualified from jury service.
Information for each London borough is not held centrally as the information cannot be extracted in this way by the computer system. Residents from the London borough of Bexley could be summoned to one of five different court locations which also cover other postal areas.