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Updated CLOCK evidence for LASPO Review

30/09/2018

CLOCK evidence highlights significant risk of harm post LASPO - need for targeted legal aid

Karen Buck MP: Six years on from LASPO, it is clear the justice system is in crisis

06/09/2018

The Ministry of Justice has had the highest cuts of any department –40%- and the impact of cuts on this scale is simply unsustainable, says Karen Buck MP.

Legal aid lawyers 'hanging on by the skin of their teeth', minister told

05/09/2018

The government is confident that the legal aid sector is operating at sufficient capacity - despite being told that legal aid lawyers are 'hanging on by the skin of their teeth'.

The cruelty of legal aid cuts for abused women is now undeniable Deborah Orr

27/12/2017

Litigation in person is emotional, expensive and largely unworkable for domestic abuse victims. This flagship policy of austerity has to be reversed

Number of domestic violence victims without legal help soars

27/12/2017

Number of victims representing themselves against abusers in family courts has more than doubled since 2012

Domestic Abuse

13/12/2017

MPs voice fears for the funding of women's refuges

MoJ scraps legal aid restrictions for victims of domestic violence

04/12/2017

New rules removing time limit and allowing admission of fresh categories of evidence will come into force in January

Impact of cuts to legal aid to come under review

31/10/2017

Ministry of Justice’s consultation will analyse if access to justice has been restricted by £450m a year savings imposed by coalition government

Domestic violence victims still waiting for legal aid reform, says Labour

18/10/2017

Shadow minister accuses government of dragging its feet on promise to make it easier for victims to access legal aid

LiPs flock to charity for help - but they're not asking for a lawyer By John Hyde18 October 2017

18/10/2017

The charity helping people understand the court process has seen a five-fold increase in work since legal aid reforms were made.

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