Legal aid is (almost) dead – The Guardian

Posted May 1st, 2012 in alternative business structures, bills, law centres, legal aid, news by sally

“After a long fight and a knife-edge vote in the Lords last week, the Queen gave her assent today to the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill (Laspo). A significant number of people will no longer have access to professional help with legal problems.”

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The Guardian, 1st May 2012