Independent barristers in England and Wales can earn less than £50 for a day in court

Prosecutors are threatening to walk out next month in protest at low fees of as little as £46.50 for a day in court.

A survey of members of the Criminal Bar Association who handle cases for the Crown Prosecution Service found 95% said they were prepared to take industrial action.

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