Counting the cost of reforms – The Times

Posted September 11th, 2008 in legal aid, legal profession, news by sally

“Fat cats living high on the hog of taxpayers’ money – or impoverished toilers at the front line of the criminal justice system? Lawyers who do legal aid work have always had a bad press and no one shed a tear when ministers announced radical reforms to curb the soaring costs of the £2 billion legal aid scheme.

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The Times, 11th September 2008