More major rule of law changes, more dodgy statistics used to justify them – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted May 7th, 2013 in judicial review, legal aid, news, rule of law by sally

“‘Access to justice should not be determined by your ability to pay’, begins the Justice Secretary Chris Grayling – perhaps accompanied by a subtle wink – at the beginning of the Ministry of Justice’s new consultation document. As many readers will know, the Government is currently consulting on a second round of legal aid cuts. This time, savings of £220m per year are estimated. The consultation closes in just under a month, on 4 June 2013.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 5th May 2013