HMCTS monthly bulletin – July 2018

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Issue 2 | July 2018

Lady Justice

New HMCTS reform page launched


We've launched a new webpage on GOV.UK where you can read all the latest information and updates on the HMCTS court reform programme, including a reform update document and list of projects.


View the HMCTS reform page

Helping people to use online services


Mike Brazier from the HMCTS Assisted Digital team discusses how we've been developing our support channels, who we've been collaborating with to make this happen and provides an update on our Assisted Digital plans.


Discover more about our Assisted Digital project>>

Speech by The Right Hon. The Lord Burnett of Maldon: The Age of Reform


The Right Hon. The Lord Burnett of Maldon delivered a speech at the Sir Henry Brooke Annual Lecture 2018 where he discussed the court reform programme.


Read Lord Burnett's full speech>>

Speech by Sir Geoffrey Vos, Chancellor of the High Court: The Foundation for Science and Technology


Sir Geoffrey Vos participated in a debate on how the adoption of new technology can be accelerated to improve the efficiency of the justice system.


Read Sir Geoffrey Vos' full speech>>

Courts Minister appears on BBC Radio 4's Law in Action


Courts Minister Lucy Frazer QC was intereviewed by Joshua Rozenberg for the Law in Action programme broadcast on BBC Radio 4. The conversation covered modernisation of the courts, judicial powers and comparisons with the court system in British Columbia.


Listen to the programme>>

Form Finder search is moving to GOV.UK


We've been working to move the remaining court and tribunal guidance from Form Finder to GOV.UK and over 90% of user activity in relation to searching and viewing court and tribunal forms and guidance is already taking place there.


Learn more about the form finder project>>

Liverpool at the forefront of justice transformation


Pioneering work to modernise the court system is being led by Liverpool, as Courts Minister Lucy Fraser saw first-hand during a visit to the city.


Find out more about the Liverpool project>>