Magistrates:Written question - 224617

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Asked by Sadiq Khan
(Tooting)
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Asked on: 20 February 2015
Ministry of Justice
Magistrates
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to his Department's press release Damian Green: new rehabilitation powers for magistrates, published on 25 March 2014, when he plans to publish a White Paper on magistrates' reform.
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Answered by: Mike Penning
Answered on: 25 February 2015

The Government has no plans to publish a White Paper on magistrates’ reform before the General Election. The role of magistrates will be reviewed again once our rehabilitation and summary justice reforms have bedded down.

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