Big jump in number of women judges appointed
There has been a dramatic increase in the number of women appointed to the bench, new figures have revealed.
There has been a dramatic increase in the number of women appointed to the bench, new figures have revealed. Over 63 per cent of judges appointed last year were female, more than double the amount of appointees in 2004, and 22 per cent higher than in 2012.
According to figures from the Judicial Appointments Advisory Board (JAAB), 40 per cent of appointees were female in 2011, with a marginal 1 per cent increase in 2012. But female appointments jumped...
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