The following are the major changes that have taken place since 1997:
The lodgings at Mold was closed.
The lodgings at Exeter, Lewes, Oxford and Truro have been replaced with better value accommodation.
There have been a significant number of actions to reduce running costs including the removal of the outdated butler posts.
A more cost-effective system for getting judges to court has been introduced using the Government Car and Despatch Agency.
Introduction of new finance and accounting regimes reducing the management overheads of running the lodgings.