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Yet again the former CPS barrister Neil Addison has opened a can of worms, speaking out on a streamlining exercise at the Crown Prosecution Service which could have resounding effects on its use of lawyers.
Although the CPS has denied the accusation that it is seeking to upgrade clerks to carry out magistrates court work instead of lawyers, the First Division Association of Civil Servants is already so concerned about the implications of the CPS' case officer training scheme that its members are being urged not to co-operate.
Individual CPS lawyers will be wondering what plans are being hatched without their knowledge.
If lawyers are going to be the first in line for cut backs, then the CPS should come clean straight away.