Blame game: when legal aid gets political – LegalVoice

Posted October 24th, 2012 in government departments, legal aid, news by sally

“Political interference in the granting of legal aid – whether actual or suspected by members of the public – could become a genuine concern for the government after next April. Should public money be denied cases brought against government departments or that involve unpopular characters or controversial issues, ministers’ impartiality in the decision-making process may come under fire, writes Elizabeth Davidson.”

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LegalVoice, 23rd October 2012