Senior judges give evidence on increased court and tribunal fees

25 January 2016

The Justice Select Committee holds its fourth evidence session in its inquiry into Courts and Tribunals Fees and Charges, focusing on fees in civil courts, family courts and tribunals.


Tuesday 26 January 2016, Committee Room 15, Palace of Westminster

At 9.45 am  

  • Rt Hon Lord Dyson, Master of the Rolls
  • Rt Hon Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division
  • Rt Hon Sir Ernest Ryder, Senior President of Tribunals

Purpose of the session

The session covers increases introduced or proposed by the Government to the levels of fees for claimants in the civil courts, family courts and tribunals, including employment tribunals, with members of the senior judiciary being asked for their assessment of the effects of those increases on the operation of the courts and on access to justice. 

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