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CBA Chairman’s Message – Friday 3 January

CBA Chairman’s Message:
The 6th January 2014 update


Friday 3 January 2014


Personal Email: [email protected]

The protest on Monday is the first in the history of the criminal bar. That it is necessary in order to try and prevent the slide of the Criminal Justice system into chaos and the Criminal Bar into oblivion make it a sad day.
Those taking the action wish to send a message to the Lord Chancellor that this, along with cuts to their pay, is unacceptable.
Those wishing to protest should assemble at the following Courts at 10.15
The South Eastern

London:                 Snaresbrook and Central Criminal Court 
                              The CBA message will be read at 10.30
Southwark:            The message will be read by the Chairman at 10.45 on arrival from
                              Justice Alliance Meeting.
Meet at 10.15 , message to be read at 10.30 at:    
Norfolk /Suffolk:      Norwich
Cambs/Essex:        Chelmsford
Bedfordshire:          St Albans
Thames Valley:       Oxford
Surrey/Sussex:       Lewes
Kent:                     Maidstone
The Northern
Assemble at 10.00. Meetings will take place outside the following Courts; Manchester and Preston.
The Liverpool meeting will take place at 7 Harrington St Chambers 
The CBA message will be read at 10.30. Disperse at 11.00.
The Midland
Assemble at 10.00 outside Birmingham Crown Court. The CBA message will be read at 10.30. 
The members will move to St Phillips Chambers for a Circuit meeting.
The North Eastern
Assemble at 10.00 outside the following Crown Courts; Newcastle, Middlesbrough, Sheffield, Bradford, Hull and Leeds.
The CBA message will be read at 10.30.
Assemble outside the following Crown Courts; Cardiff Crown Court, Swansea and Mold Crown Court at 10am.
The message will read in Welsh and English at 10.30.
Western Circuit
Meetings have been arranged for the following cities for 10.30.
Bristol:           The Grand Hotel
Winchester:    The Royal Hotel
Exeter :          Magdalen Chambers
Those who either wish to work or are doing so upon advice contained within the CBA Protocol, must be free to do so and permitted to peaceably pass into the court building.

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See you on Monday.
Nigel Lithman QC

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