Efficiency drive targets time taken up by traffic offences

Speaking to our UK Editor, Lucy Manning, the Justice Minister Damian Green said one of his priorities was to tackle the huge amount of time taken up in court by traffic offences. Mr Green said the current system meant cases took too long to process.

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Faster criminal justice system

A new body is being set up to create a faster, more efficient criminal justice system which takes advantage of new technology, and brings an end to the "blame culture" between the courts, the police and the CPS.