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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Justice – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 26th January 2016.

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Photo of Conor McGinn Conor McGinn Opposition Whip (Commons) 11:30 am, 26th January 2016

In 2012, the Minister’s own Department spent £1.7 million refurbishing St Helens courthouse to accommodate civil and criminal proceedings in the same building, declaring that it was efficient and logical. Are we to assume therefore that considering the closure of the same courthouse just four years later is illogical and inefficient, or would the Minister like to rule that out today?