The annual report and accounts outline the JAC’s performance from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020 alongside audited accounts for the year.
Highlights of the report include:
- we spent £7m (compared to £6.68m in 2018–19)
- we were asked to fill a much larger number of exercises than in past years. We completed 35 exercises with 8,148 applications (a 66% increase on last year) and made 979 recommendations
- these included the selection of 17 High Court Judges for deployment across the Chancery, Family and Queen’s Bench Divisions
- we were also involved in various senior appointments in the judiciary, including the selection of five Lord and Lady Justices for the Court of Appeal