Opinion: A Cash Injection Won’t Fix Our Broken Legal System
by Michael Etienne
Criminal barristers deserve better pay, writes Michael Etienne. But paying barristers better won't deliver a justice system that’s actually just.
With the latest round of party apparatchiks sworn into the House of Lords, our political system is becoming more and more inflected by patronage and nepotism. The Lords is a place for political parties, not democracy, argues Aaron Bastani - in fact that, alas, is its point.
Over the last two weeks attacks on Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour left have intensified. But what is the reality of the more than 60 Labour Lords who ‘called out’ his anti-racism? Who are they and what do their own records look like?