Courts: Magistrates' Courts
House of Lords

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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath (Labour)

To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the value brought to the justice system by the magistracy.

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Lord McNally (Liberal Democrat)

The Government place great value on the lay magistracy. As well as playing a vital role in ensuring that justice is done swiftly and effectively, magistrates provide an important link between the justice system and the communities it serves.

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