Law is the foundation of a state.
And the principle that all are equal before the law is the foundation of democracy.
The Guardian reports:
The Ministry of Justice’s budget of £6.8bn in 2014-15 will fall to £6.2bn the following year. Most of the savings appear to come from the courts. The news will dismay lawyers already fighting the latest round of legal aid cuts. That £220m saving in criminal legal aid is included in the chancellor’s figures.
But a proposed saving of £200m in the costs of running the courts - through partial privatisation, efficiency savings or rises in legal fees - emerges for the first time.
So now the law is to be privatised and will only be available to those with wealth.
This is the Tory world view - that the UK is run for the rich.
When will people get angry?