Lines blurred as Blair's justice ministry drive faces derailment
Ground-breaking shake-up of current judicial system faces threat from three-way political tussle
It must have been a hectic day in Downing Street. Until the morning of 12 June the intention was to make good on two weeks of Whitehall whispers by refashioning the Lord Chancellor’s Department (LCD) as a powerful Ministry of Justice, with a full criminal justice brief and a strengthened role as guardian of the judiciary.
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