New Justice Secretary Announced

The Ministry of Justice have announced:Ministy of Justice Logo

Chris Grayling has today been announced as the Secretary of State for Justice following a Ministerial reshuffle. He was previously Minister of State for Employment at the Department of Work and Pensions.

Speaking about the appointment, Permanent Secretary Ursula Brennan said: "I'm delighted to welcome Chris Grayling to the Ministry of Justice, who joins us in the midst of a radical programme to reform the justice system. I'd also like to pay tribute to our previous Justice Secretary, Kenneth Clarke, for the leadership he has given the department and the extent of the reform that he has delivered".

The Society looks forward to working with Mr Grayling and puts on record its thanks to Mr Clarke for his service in this high office.

André Rebello - Hon Secretary