Letter: The case for independent barristers

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The Independent Online
Sir: There appears to be some confusion over the figures relating to the number of barristers employed by the Crown Prosecution Service quoted by Patricia Wynn Davies in her article . To set the record straight, a quarter of the lawyers employed by the CPS, approximately 600 staff, are barristers.

JOHN O'SULLIVAN

Head of Press and Publicity

Crown Prosecution Service

London EC4

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