7 out of 10 of the British public fear legal aid cuts will lead to injustice – The Bar Council

“A ComRes poll, commissioned by the Bar Council, which represents barristers in England and Wales, today shows that seven out of ten (71%) of the British public are concerned that cuts to legal aid could lead to innocent people being convicted of crimes they did not commit. The poll, published this morning, also shows that two-thirds (67%) of the British public agree that legal aid is a price worth paying for living in a fair society.”

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The Bar Council, 21st May 2013

Source: www.barcouncil.org.uk