Courts: ICT

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 8th January 2018.

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Photo of Richard Burgon Richard Burgon Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the joint statement by The Lord Chancellor, the Lord Chief Justice, and the Senior President of Tribunals, Transforming our justice system made in September 2016, how much funding the Government plans to allocate to the digital court reform programme; and if he will Minister publish the business case for that programme.

Photo of Dominic Raab Dominic Raab The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

The Government is committed to maintaining a world-leading legal system and is investing over £1bn to transform our courts and tribunals and deliver a modern, world-renowned justice system that is swifter and more accessible.

Business cases are used for internal governance purposes within HMCTS and the wider Ministry and are shared with the HM Treasury to assist with funding discussions. The business case relating to court reform will not be released for external publication.

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