As former lord chancellor, I regret supporting an act that restricted basic access to justice to so many people

The weak, the vulnerable and the ordinary citizen depend on the rule of law for protection from abuse by the strong and the state. The law is pointless unless those who need it can access its protections. Legal aid is key to such access.

Related: ‘It’s completely wrong’: falsely accused Tory MP attacks legal aid cuts

What are the legal aid cuts affecting England and Wales?

Related: ‘I couldn’t fight to get my children back’: the impact of legal aid cuts

Continue reading...

Powered by WPeMatico

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.