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Richard Benyon to meet Minister over proposed court closure

Richard Benyon, Member of Parliament for Newbury, is to meet Shailesh Vara, Minister for Courts and Legal Aid next week, following the start of a consultation period which proposes the closure of West Berkshire (Newbury) Magistrates’ Court.  

Newbury Court Closure

Richard Benyon, Member of Parliament for Newbury, has described the decision by the Ministry of Justice to consult on the closure of Newbury Magistrates’ Court as a “blow for local justice”.