House of Commons
Call for an independent investigation into reports of alleged racism and harrassment in the judiciary
EDM #715
Tabled 13 July 2020
2019-21 Session
This House notes with grave concern the investigation by Eastern Eye newspaper into allegations of discrimination against and harassment of BAME judges by other members of the judiciary; expresses concern that no member of either the Judicial Executive Board or the Judges Council that advises the Lord Chancellor has any members from a black and minority ethnic background; and urges the Secretary of State for Justice and the Lord Chancellor to initiate an independent investigation into those matters.

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