When the law is privatised you signal the end of democracy – and the beginning of corruption – and that’s what the Tories are delivering

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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?