26th November - Law News

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FOCUS OF THE DAY: Ministry of Justice must halve its administrative budget over next five years. George Osbourne has promised £2bn worth of investment to modernise the court and prison estates while forcing the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) to cut its administrative budget by half within five years. The chancellor has published the results of his spending review, including details of the MoJ's budget over the course of the current parliament. The MoJ will be provided with £1.3bn of capital investment over the next five years to reform the prison estate and fulfil the Lord Chancellor's aim of championing rehabilitation. Full story - Solicitors Journal

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