Legal Aid Cuts: The Solicitors’ Verdict – BBC Law in Action

Posted November 10th, 2015 in criminal justice, law firms, legal aid, news, solicitors by sally

‘Solicitors are in uproar over government changes to the criminal legal aid system. The budget has been slashed by 17.5 per cent and the number of firms eligible to provide duty solicitors to represent clients at police stations has been reduced from 1600 to just over 500.’


BBC Law in Action, 3rd November 2015