In the Media

Court filming plea

PUBLISHED February 16, 2012

An influential Tory backbencher has urged the government to keep an ?open mind? about allowing witnesses to be filmed in court. John Whittingdale, chairman of the culture, media and sport select committee, told a House of Commons debate that cameras would be discreet and help to ensure open justice.

Justice minister Jonathan Djanogly said filming will be restricted solely to judges? verdicts to protect victims, witnesses and jurors.

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