Fighting Cuts To Legal Aid

As the controversial Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill moved into committee stage this week, HARRY BARNES called for campaigners to defend current legal provisions.

“Because the proposed legislation covers a wide area, the issue of the massive cuts in legal aid is in danger of failing to get a full and fair hearing in the Commons,” writes the former MP. “There is a need for all of us to do whatever we can to block the measure.”

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Also see: Sound Off For Justice and Justice For All.