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Drug and violence offences among Norwich cases hit by barristers' strike

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Strike action by barristers has seen court cases in Norfolk unable to go ahead - adding to the backlog caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Proceedings at Norwich Crown Court have faced disruption on Monday and Tuesday, the first two days of a series of planned walkouts in a row over legal aid funding.

It means criminal cases at which barristers were required have had to to be postponed or rescheduled with courts running limited services.

There have been no pickets at Norwich Crown Court but cases have been postponed due to the strike action - Credit: Archant

Though there were no picket lines at Norwich Crown Crown, the trial of a man charged........

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