Legal aid reforms held up as Lords vote against key proposals
The Government's legal aid reforms have suffered a number of setbacks this week, with peers voting in favour of key amendments to the controversial proposals. The House of Lords has held two sittings on the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill (LASPO) this week, with modifications put forward on proposed cuts to cases involving domestic violence and welfare benefits.
The Government’s legal aid reforms have suffered a number of setbacks this week, with peers voting in favour of key amendments to the controversial proposals.
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