Procedure for Appointing Judges — [Mr Virendra Sharma in the Chair]

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 3:19 pm on 8th October 2019.

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Photo of Chris Philp Chris Philp The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice 3:19 pm, 8th October 2019

Let me be generous and say famous! It gives me, the Lord Chancellor, and the Government as a whole great pleasure to reconfirm our commitment to independent, non-political appointments to the bench at all levels. That is the foundation on which the rule of law is built, and that should not change.