Bob Hutchinson

Bob Hutchinson

Bob joined the Fylde Coast Bench in 2004 and resigned on 22 July 2015, during which time he chaired both Adult and Youth Courts, the Fines Panel and Local Community Engagement Group, and was Vice Chairman of the Bench from 2013. 

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Criminal courts charge: A magistrate’s view

Bob Hutchinson, who recently resigned after serving for 11 years as a magistrate, outlines the impact of CCCs on magistrates’ discretion and judicial fairness

In April this year the Government introduced the criminal court charge (CCC) in England and Wales. 

26 October 2015
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