THE JUSTICE COMMITTEE TRANSCRIPT IN FULL 11TH JUNE 2013

Thanks to The Criminal Bar Association for publishing this (God that sounds bad!) and for being kind enough to follow me!!!!!
The Fab Four Maura McGowan QC, Lucy Scott Montcrieff, Bill Waddington and the wondrous wonder that is Michael Turner QC Head Honcho of the Criminal Bar Association come out to play.
In one of the best examples of ‘We’ve got a Case’ Save UK Justice fans have lots of good things to read. ( I’m struggling with words here to do justice to them) this proved to be  the one? This is a video I can point too and see ‘ The Case’ outlined as it were and the fine people following; which showed me what is/was needing to ‘won’.
Like the rest of the #SaveUKJustice Community (Legal and Non Legal ) I was riveted.
For instance I had heard stuff about Michael Turner QC http://www.gardencourtchambers.co.uk/barristers/michael_turner_qc.cfm but not seen him in action! Now was my opportunity and it was a sight not to be missed!). They and esp he killed them! It was a wonder to watch! Arguments (key word!) so perfectly and succinctly put that one felt that if *We win* and *win all arguments*then *We* would score a significant victory.
Particularly when he mentioned all the costs of  Crapita Interpreters, G4S wasting Court time etc  how out of dealing with that wastage that a £2bn Legal aid Budget springs out! A budget which would more than help the Legal Aid Community.

 

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UNCORRECTED TRANSCRIPT OF ORAL EVIDENCE

HOUSE OF COMMONS

ORAL EVIDENCE

TAKEN BEFORE THE

JUSTICE COMMITTEE

PRICE COMPETITIVE TENDERING PROPOSALS IN THE GOVERNMENT’S TRANSFORMING LEGAL AID CONSULTATION

TUESDAY 11 JUNE 2013

LUCY SCOTT-MONCRIEFF, BILL WADDINGTON, MICHAEL TURNER QC AND MAURA MCGOWAN QC

TUDUR OWEN, ROGER SMITH OBE AND STEVE BROOKER

Evidence heard in Public Questions 1 – 122
USE OF THE TRANSCRIPT

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This is an uncorrected transcript of evidence taken in public and reported to the House. The transcript has been placed on the internet on the authority of the Committee, and copies have been made available by the Vote Office for the use of Members and others.

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Any public use of, or reference to, the contents should make clear that neither witnesses nor Members have had the opportunity to correct the record. The transcript is not yet an approved formal record of these proceedings.

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