In late May the Times revealed that the government was planning to privatise courts administration. This report was rebutted with an assurance that they were not considering wholesale privatisation. No further details were available as to what the thinking was. Until this week, when a letter to all judges was published. Opaque is a slight under statement in describing it . Journalists such as Frances Gibb (and me) ended up interpreting it as saying that:
Only those in MoJ and HMCTS know more about the thinking and strategy. We will just have to wait.