Legal aid cuts: surprise exceptions take out the sting – The Guardian

Posted November 16th, 2010 in legal aid, news by sally

“The justice secretary, Kenneth Clarke, worked hard today to try to remove some of the political sting from his much-anticipated unveiling of swingeing legal aid cuts. The scale of the reductions – £350m a year to be taken out of a £914m-a-year civil and family legal aid budget by 2014 – had been widely anticipated.”

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The Guardian, 15th November 2010