Virtual court scheme too expensive, says report – The Independent

Posted December 21st, 2010 in live link evidence, magistrates, news, pilot schemes by sally

“Rolling out virtual courts would cost more than it would save, a report found today. A pilot project, in which defendants appeared via video link from a police station for their first appearance at a magistrates’ court, cost £247 more per case than the traditional court process, the study for the Ministry of Justice found.”

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The Independent, 21st December 2010