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Ms Forscey-Moore is to be commended for her proposals and recommendations in "War of Judicial Independence" in The Lawyer (4 June). And although it's true that "the public knows there is one law for them and another for the establishment", any political party that includes wholesale legal reform in its election manifesto - which is essentially a bid to be "the establishment" - is unlikely to garner the votes of a cynical public.
On a less serious political note, with the Lord Chancellor's recent experiences with the Family Law Bill and its rocky route through the legislative process, it is a moot point whether Lord Mackay would agree with her point that "the Lord Chancellor should be removed from the Cabinet at the earliest opportunity".