Tag Archives: judicial appointments

11 July 2019 – today’s press release

Lib Dems: Appoint more female and BAME judges

The Liberal Democrats have called for clear “targets with teeth” for improving judicial diversity, as new figures show that just 7% of court judges are BAME and 32% are women.

The statistics, published today by the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales and the Senior President of Tribunals, show that:

Of the 39 Court of Appeal judges, only 9 (23%) are women and just 2 (6%) are BAME.
Of the 97 High Court judges, only 26 (27%) are women and just 3 (3%) are BAME.
Of all 3,210 court judges, only 1,013 (32%) are …

Posted in News | Also tagged | Leave a comment
Advert



Recent Comments

  • User AvatarNigel Jones 20th Oct - 8:45pm
    I like all these Lib-Dem contributions to the debate. I especially liked Jo's invitation to suspend parliament for Boris to go out and write that...
  • User AvatarDavid Allen 20th Oct - 8:26pm
    Denis Loretto: "If as seems now tragically likely the Johnson deal is passed and as in this thread remainers say “we should have gone for...
  • User AvatarCharles Smith 20th Oct - 8:09pm
    The European Union will play for time rather than rush to decide on British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s reluctant request to delay Brexit again, diplomats...
  • User Avatarmatt 20th Oct - 8:00pm
    Opposition MPs tend to oppose Yes, but they should not oppose for opposing sake. It is also the job of her majesties opposition to hold...
  • User AvatarKatharine Pindar 20th Oct - 7:36pm
    Great to have this vivid account, complete with pictures of lovely dogs and Lib Dem people, thank you Caron. It complements excellently the six rather...
  • User AvatarPeter Martin 20th Oct - 7:27pm
    "The people who stopped the May deal being approved three times were Conservative MPs – the ERG – who voted against it each time......not The...