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Courts: Closures

Justice written question – answered on 7th July 2011.

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Photo of Julie Elliott Julie Elliott Labour, Sunderland Central

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice which (a) magistrates and (b) Crown courts he plans to close in the North East.

Photo of Jonathan Djanogly Jonathan Djanogly The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

A schedule of proposed dates for court closures and information on the transfer of work can be found on the HM Courts and Tribunals Service website at:

This follows the public consultation that took place in the summer of 2010 regarding closures of magistrates and county courts and the decisions that were announced on 14 December 2010. No Crown courts were included in that consultation.

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