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Courts: Video Conferencing

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN HL8953, tabled on 8 October 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Keen of Elie on 5 August (HL7251), whether Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service or the judiciary were among the interested parties with whom the findings of the final evaluation report of the Video Enabled Justice Programme were shared; and, if so, when any responses will be made public.

Answered on

22 October 2020

The final draft of the evaluation report was shared with HMCTS and judicial representatives engaged with the Video Enabled Justice Programme following its release in May 2020. HMCTS noted the findings to be included in a literary review of the use of video across the criminal justice system.