Barristers end industrial action over cuts to fees

Barristers end industrial action over cuts to fees
 

Thousands of barristers have voted to end industrial action over fees, which has disrupted court cases in England and Wales.
They accepted a £15m Ministry of Justice (MoJ) offer to raise payment rates for reading documents in trials.
More than 3,000 barristers voted in the Criminal Bar Association (CBA) ballot.
The MoJ welcomed the result, but the CBA warned that "anger and disillusionment" remained, adding "the criminal bar is not going to be quiet".
A spokesperson for the MoJ said it was "the right outcome for all - not least victims, witnesses and anyone... read more

 
12 June 2018 in Regional, Views: 54
Source: BBC
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