Criminal Barristers all know the criminal justice system is collapsing. Without action within weeks, it will be too late, and the damage which will swiftly follow will take generations to repair. Justice as we have known it in our lifetimes will be history. The Criminal Bar will be history.

As “No Returns” demonstrated, when the Criminal Bar acts, the government listens. Cathy McCulloch is for unity across the professions – for joint action with the solicitors upon whom the Bar depends for Instruction.

This time we will stand together until we win. United we may prevail, disunited we will each fall.