Government Cuts to Legal Aid

First it was by 2018, then in 2018, then by Christmas, now it’s sometime ‘early’ this year.

Since 2013 the Tories have slashed legal aid budgets, removing a vital safety net for people to receive representation and advice in the justice system.

A review into the devastating effects of these cuts on access to justice was promised, but we’re still waiting as the Government kicks the can further down like so many other promises they’ve made.

Watch my question to the Secretary of State for Justice in Parliament here