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Attorney General written question – answered on 13th September 2016.

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Photo of Karl Turner Karl Turner Labour, Kingston upon Hull East

To ask the Attorney General, if he will take steps to encourage barristers who are employed through the Service Prosecuting Authority to enter the selection competition to become Queen's Counsel.

Photo of Robert Buckland Robert Buckland The Solicitor-General

I would strongly encourage anyone with the appropriate skills and experience to apply to become Queen’s Counsel, including those at the employed bar and within the Service Prosecuting Authority.

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