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Courts: Opening Hours

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 900165, tabled on 18 May 2021

What steps his Department is taking to increase the number of court sitting days.

Answered on

18 May 2021

We have finalised increased sitting days in the coming financial year, with an increase to a record level in total across all jurisdictions.

This will maximise the system - we will run our Crown Courts to the fullest possible extent, with no limit on sitting days, using up every room and judge, alongside more days in Civil and Family Courts, and the Employment Tribunal.

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