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Judicial review - CEO outlines challenge

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) attended a permission hearing at Manchester High Court 5 May, which was to determine whether a judicial review case brought against Liverpool Council is to go ahead.

The legal challenge, which is in relation to cuts made to the trading standards service in Liverpool, was made by a Liverpool resident, council employee and CTSI member in September 2014. CTSI chief executive Leon Livermore provided an expert witness statement to aid the court.

In this video CTSI chief executive Leon Livermore speaks about why CTSI supported the legal challenge and the importance of the case.