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U-turn on magistrates pledge

Government U-turns on criminal justice pledge

The government has been accused of practicing "justice on the cheap" after they dropped a key manifesto pledge to give greater powers to magistrates.

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  • Magistrates boosted by Green speech

    Magistrates eager for new powers

    Magistrates are set to be handed new powers to sentence more convicted criminals under reforms unveiled by the justice secretary today.

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