Better Court Services for Users

On Friday, I announced two new Courts and Tribunals Service Centres to be opened in The Midlands, as part of the £1 billion modernisation reforms to our courts and justice system. The centres, based in Birmingham and Stoke-on-Trent, will transform the way we manage court and tribunal cases by transforming from traditional paper-based systems to […]

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Using Technology to Drive Court Reform

I have written a column for the Daily Telegraph, explaining the court reform program I am leading on at the Ministry of Justice. Using technology, we are driving change that will make the justice system more sensitive to victims and witnesses and more effective, while delivering better value for taxpayers’ money. It is part of […]

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Terrorist Attack in Manchester

All are hearts and thoughts are with those murdered or injured in the appalling terrorist attack in Manchester, as well as their families. We have suspended political campaigning today, so we can pay our respects and come together as one country in the face of this barbaric attack.

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Elmbridge Young Persons Awards

Last Friday, I presented the awards at the annual Elmbridge Young Persons Awards. The ceremony pays tribute to youngsters across the borough, who have demonstrated courage in adversity, proved exceptional carers in their families, and raised money for charity. Organised by Surrey Police Volunteers, led by Lynn Hunt, the awards recognise the inspirational character and achievement […]

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