Last week the Ministry of Justice announced its decision to close Wakefield Magistrates' Court.
The Minister wrote to Mary Creagh MP explaining the decision, the letter is shown below. Mary discussed the impact of the court closure on BBC Radio Leeds on 12th February.
Mary said, "With this closure, the Tory Government has dealt yet another blow to our high street and city centre. Many thanks to all the people who signed my petition and were involved in the campaign to save the court."
Mary said, "I will continue to fight for our city and our local services."