Police Minister Nick Herbert
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'Swift justice' plans revealed by ministers

Criminals could be dealt with in days or hours under plans to introduce "swift and sure justice" and flexible court hours, ministers have revealed.

Police Minister Nick Herbert has published a White Paper proposing more court video links and tougher community sentences in England and Wales.

Speaking to the BBC, Mr Herbert said that "justice delayed is not something that should be acceptable".

  • 13 Jul 2012