Category Archives: housing law

Post LASPO decline in civil legal aid continues

    Since the implementation of the LASPO*  cuts in April 2013 the number of civil legal aid cases has reduced by two-thirds. Figures released by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) last month show a continuing decline in the take-up …

Price competition proposed in new housing duty tenders

Date: 1st February 2017 Categories:

Plans for the new tender process for civil and family legal aid contracts have been announced by the Legal Aid Agency (LAA). For most legal aid firms and not for profit organisations the contracts, which are due to commence in …

And then there were none!

We used to warn about “advice deserts” and illustrate this by pointing to the dwindling numbers of civil legal aid suppliers left in some areas of the country and in some areas of law. As legal aid suppliers have consolidated …

More Irish than Venezuelan

Date: 20th May 2014 Categories:

  Ed Milliband, the leader of the Labour Party, has made announcements on reforms to offer more protection to tenants. He was accused by the chairman of the Conservative party, Grant Shapps, of wanting to introduce “Venezuelan-style rent controls.” Milliband’s …

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