When ministers take an 18 per cent pay cut, then we will be silent, says chairman-elect of the Bar Council – The Times

Posted December 4th, 2009 in news by sally

“Keir Starmer, the Director of Public Prosecutions, had better watch out. Next year’s Bar chairman has the Crown Prosecution Service in his sights. Nicholas Green, QC, talks of gathering storm clouds threatening the stability of the Bar and of pressures bearing down with ‘potentially devastating effect’. And one of these, he says, is the push by Crown prosecutors to take on Crown Court work that used to be handled by the Bar.”

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The Times, 3rd December 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk