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Sadiq Khan MP, Labour’s Shadow Justice Secretary, responding to planned changes to the criminal justice system, said:

"There's no more substance to this than the last time the Tory-led Government made the same announcement. Everyone wants to see a speeded up justice system but you don't achieve this by cutting 23 per cent from the department's budget, with fewer police officers, with a poorly resourced Crown Prosecution Service and closing down dozens of local courts."

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