Magistrates’ leader hits back at ‘blue rinse’ stereotype – The Independent

Posted November 10th, 2014 in imprisonment, magistrates, news, sentencing by sally

‘The lay judiciary is fed up of being used as a “punch bag” by ill-informed politicians who have an outdated view of magistrates as “blue-rinse” establishment figures who like sending people to prison.’

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The Independent, 9th November 2014