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Access to Justice: Court Digitisation Programme

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Justice – in the House of Commons on 8th October 2019.

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Photo of Chris Philp Chris Philp The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

The House has been in the process of legislating in this area for some time. The Prisons and Courts Bill fell at the 2017 election. We finally legislated in the Civil Liability Act 2018, which is due to be implemented along with the £5,000 limit for the small claims track in April next year, and that remains the Government’s intention.