Category Archives: housing

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 …

Civil legal aid declines in a time of need

Date: 9th May 2014 Categories:

  Figures released today by LAG reveal a decline in the take-up of civil legal aid. Despite evidence of continuing need, LAG fears that either by accident or design the government seems to be presiding over a potentially fatal decline …

Legal aid bill amendments

Date: 6th September 2011 Categories:

The committee scrutinising the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill resumes its work today (Tuesday 6 September). A number of amendments have been put forward for consideration by members of the committee which includes the justice minister Jonathan …