The government has announced the next round of courtroom closures as public sector austerity continues.
According to HM Courts and Tribunals Service, the following venues will “cease to provide a public facing service” by September: the county courts in Eastbourne, Lambeth and St Albans; the magistrates and family courts in Eastbourne and Watford; Torquay magistrates court; and the civil and family court in Llangefni, north-west Wales.
The closures form part of a rolling programme begun last year following a consultation on the future of the court system.
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