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MoJ urged to act on growing Crown Court case backlog

Radical solutions are needed to help the justice system survive the COVID-19 crisis, senior policing figures have warned.

Crisis of the empty chairs: Crown Court cases now stretch to 2022

Crisis of the empty chairs: Crown Court cases now stretch to 2022

Date - 20th January 2021
By - Chris Smith
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Police and Crime Commissioners backed calls by the four Inspectorates for central government to make major changes and pump in extra cash to deal with the case backlog caused by the epidemic. The Association of Police and Crime Commissioners warned...
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