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

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Photo of Nicholas Dakin Nicholas Dakin Opposition Whip (Commons) 12:43 pm, 23rd January 2019

When the Government closed Scunthorpe magistrates and family courts, against the wishes of local people, much was made of the way in which digitisation would mitigate the risk of threats to access to justice. Given this shambles, what evaluation is being done of whether, where there have been court closures, access to justice is still being delivered effectively?