In an interview with Daybreak, Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice, Damian Green has admitted that the courts system needs to be brought into the 21st Century.
He said: "Dickens was writing books about delays in the court system 150 years ago."
Today it was announced that a new body is being set up to create a faster, more efficient criminal justice system, bringing an end to the "blame culture" between the courts, the police and the CPS.
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