“We have to fix it”

Announcing the walk-out on Thursday, Angela Rafferty QC, chair of the Criminal Bar Association (CBA), said: “Lack of funding in the criminal justice system has resulted in near-collapse. The public accounts committee in 2016 said the criminal justice system was at breaking point. In my view it is now broken. We have to fix it.” ‘

Read more in this good report from Buzzfeed here.

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