Monthly Archives: January 2013

The removal of local justice

Julie Iles ran as Conservative Candidate for Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner after years of service as a local magistrate. An unexpected consequence of standing for election as the Police and Crime Commissioner in Surrey has been my resignation as … Continue reading

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Senior judge makes ‘land grab’

Some of you may remember the summertime saga of how the country’s Senior Presiding Judge, Lord Justice Goldring, attempted to ban magistrates from standing as Police and Crime Commissioners or doing anything that might be dodgy for being excessively political, … Continue reading

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