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These push-button policies may sound bold. Far from it | Zoe Williams

PUBLISHED October 10, 2012

Chris Grayling as justice secretary bothers me far less than he would in almost any other department. The legal profession has many years of experience in foiling, scotching, contradicting and plain ignoring the conference soundbites of politicians. I'll worry about Grayling's tough-guy pledges when I see the lord chief justice with his (metaphorical) glasses steamed up, and not before.

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