Court System

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Justice – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 9th October 2018.

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Photo of Yasmin Qureshi Yasmin Qureshi Shadow Minister (Justice) 12:00 am, 9th October 2018

We hear a lot from the Government about this so-called court modernisation programme, but many people believe that it is simply a smoke-screen to cut the number of courts and reduce the provision of legal representation for those in court. Will the Minister agree to the Law Society’s call for an independent economic review of the long-term viability of the criminal legal aid system?