Modernising Criminal Justice 2020

Ministerial Address

Delivered Live on 12th November 2020

Ministerial Address

Investing in the Justice System: Ensuring Safety, Security & Decency


Watch Lucy Frazer QC MPMinister of State, Ministry of Justice deliver her ministerial address from this year's Modernising Criminal Justice conference on 12th November 2020, covering:

  • Investing over £2.5bn into an extra 10,000 new prison places in order to keep the streets safe
  • Creating a fit-for-purpose prison estate and focusing on the reduction of violence, self-harm and drug-use inside prison walls
  • Security and our £100m investment
  • Digital Justice through Digital Transformation and Technology
  • Reducing reoffending initiatives



Lucy Frazer QC MP

Lucy Frazer QC was appointed as a Minister of State at the Ministry of Justice on 25 July 2019.

She was Solicitor General from 9 May 2019 to 25 July 2019. She was previously Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Ministry of Justice. She was elected as Conservative MP for South East Cambridgeshire in 2015.


Full Bio >>