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Could you represent us on a Training, Approvals, Authorisations and Appraisals Committee?

We currently have several vacancies to fill

Six opportunities have recently arisen to represent the Magistrates' Association on Training, Approvals, Authorisations and Appraisals Committees (TAAACs) across England and Wales. If you are interested in helping to play a part in magistrates’ training, mentoring and appraisals, please consider applying.

Blog post: Transparency is welcome but it won’t be achieved without more resources

Chair of the MA's Family Court Committee, Tracy Sortwell, welcomes announcement on transparency but calls for more resources to make it a reality

In this blog post, Tracy Sortwell discusses the benefits that greater transparency can bring to family justice but notes that these benefits will only be realised if resources are invested in the family justice system.