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Defending the future of criminal legal aid: what we’re doing for members
The criminal justice system is in crisis with a lack of investment leading to unprecedented backlogs and rapidly shrinking numbers of legal aid firms. Find out what we’re doing to fight for the future of criminal legal aid.
Funding increases must go further to secure sustainability of the criminal justice system
The UK government announced an initial 9% increase to criminal legal aid rates for solicitors will come into force from September this year, with the possibility for further increases as the consultation on criminal legal aid concludes in the autumn.