Lowering the Bar 

You might, like me, find this explanation of the aims of the consultation on the Family Barristers scheme, somewhat refreshing. There is no pretence that this is anything like “cost neutral” but is expressly about “ways to reduce spending so the department can stay within its budget allocation and protect services to clients”. Not upgrading […]


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