Courts It System

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:43 pm on 23rd January 2019.

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Photo of Ellie Reeves Ellie Reeves Labour, Lewisham West and Penge 12:43 pm, 23rd January 2019

Prisons being issued urgent notifications, private probation services needing bailouts, trials collapsing because of disclosure failures, MOJ staff on strike over the failure to pay them the London living wage—and now the court system is in disarray. When will the Minister finally understand that the 40% real-terms cut to the MOJ budget since 2010 has consequences, and that austerity has left the justice system at breaking point?