Courts: Reform:Written question - 239219

(Bolton South East)
Asked on: 01 April 2019
Ministry of Justice
Courts: Reform
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much has been spent from the public purse on the courts reform programme in each financial year since 2014.
Answered by: Lucy Frazer
Answered on: 09 April 2019

As of February 2019, HM Courts and Tribunals Service has spent £514m on the Reform Programme.

Broken down by year this equals:

2014/15 - £15m

2015/16 - £57m

2016/17 - £114m

2017/18 - £162m

2018/Feb 19 - £165m

The ambitious Reform programme, developed in partnership with the Judiciary is bringing new technology and modern ways of working to the justice system. New digital services are already making a difference, with 150,000 people using online justice systems in 2018. Public feedback is positive with 85% of people reporting they are happy with the new divorce service, 93% for probate and 89% for civil money claims.

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