We continue to regularly appear in the media to promote the magistracy and support the work of our members. In addition to numerous interviews carried out this week on the issue of diversity and recruitment, our National Chairman John Bache appeared on BBC Radio Wales on 14 August to discuss access to justice, court closures, and the need to recruit more magistrates and increase diversity in the magistracy. It is available to listen to here (from 2:16:20).
On 15 August, the Chairman of our Family Court Committee Rupert Holderness appeared on BBC Radio Suffolk discussing the family justice system, legal aid and the challenges presented to the system by the rising number of litigants in person. It is available to listen to here (from 1:11:20).