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Djanogly hails court closure programme

PUBLISHED October 5, 2011

Justice minister Jonathan Djanogly has promised to forge ahead with the government?s court closure programme, after being encouraged by early results. Speaking to a Law Society fringe meeting at the Conservative Party conference, Djanogly revealed that around a third of the 142 planned closures have already taken place. With the Ministry of Justice needing to find ?2bn in savings, the court closures are an essential feature of a deficit reduction programme, he added. read more