Legal aid faces threat of further cuts following rape backlash – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted May 27th, 2011 in budgets, legal aid, legal services, news by sally

“The government is considering fresh legal aid cuts, the Gazette has learned, because Kenneth Clarke’s politically maladroit remarks about rape sentencing have jeopardised its bid to save money by cutting the prison population.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 27th May 2011