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Lords Committee warns legal aid reform threatens access to justice
Government proposals to cut £350m from the UK’s annual legal aid budget threaten to hinder access to justice, according to a House of Lords Committee report issued yesterday (17 November). The House of Lords Constitution Committee report, issued days before the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill is due to enter its second reading in the Lords on Monday (21 November), presents a serious challenge to the bill.
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Government proposals to cut £350m from the UK’s annual legal aid budget threaten to hinder access to justice, according to a House of Lords Committee report issued yesterday (17 November).
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