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Magistrates

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 224617, tabled on 20 February 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to his Department's press release Damian Green: new rehabilitation powers for magistrates, published on 25 March 2014, when he plans to publish a White Paper on magistrates' reform.

Answered on

25 February 2015

The Government has no plans to publish a White Paper on magistrates’ reform before the General Election. The role of magistrates will be reviewed again once our rehabilitation and summary justice reforms have bedded down.

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