Clause 19

Part of UK Borders Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 9:30 am on 15th March 2007.

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Photo of Damian Green Damian Green Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) 9:30 am, 15th March 2007

From my experience—I have visited Taylor house; I spent an interesting day there—if we have a Rolls-Royce system it is a Rolls-Royce without an engine, because however it gleams on the surface, it barely moves. For many people involved, particularly the judges, the system is dysfunctional. There are about 450,000 cases delayed in it, and anything that puts added strain on the system will make a bad situation worse.