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Michael Gove and changes to the judiciary

Ruth Tarrant

29th February 2016

How much influence does the Minister for Justice have over the judiciary? This is a key element of the debate of whether politicians have too much influence over the judiciary, and therefore whether it is neutral enough. Since taking office as Minister for Justice, Michael Gove has now overturned a number of key (controversial!) policies of his predecessor, Chris Grayling.

Ruth Tarrant

Ruth has been Subject Lead in Economics at tutor2u for many years after a career of teaching Economics, Business, Politics and Maths in a range of secondary schools. She is a highly experienced A level Economics Examiner, and also teaches undergraduate Economics on a very part-time basis at the University of Oxford. Ruth is passionate about making economics fun, engaging and accessible.

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