We are pleased to have secured a change in the Legal Aid Agency's approach to legal aid costs.
We welcome news the second stage of the criminal legal aid review is finally underway.
The MoJ has made a long overdue change to the legal aid means test, removing a rule that counted mortgage debt as assets.
A High Court ruling on 24 November means victims of domestic abuse who own property with their abuser must not be automatically denied legal aid.
We welcome the news that the justice system will be allocated more funding, but there is still more to be done to ensure access to justice.
Social housing tenants may not benefit from proposed improvements following Grenfell if access to legal aid is not increased.
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The MoJ has restarted its work on the review of the legal aid means test and will consult on the proposals to change the means test in spring 2021.
We've warned that years of defunding British justice has placed the legal sector’s economic viability at risk, following the chancellor’s announcement on the winter economy plan.
This submission sets out our key recommendations to the Treasury for the 2020 comprehensive spending review.
We welcome the announcement of a new fee for the time defence solicitors spend scrutinising evidence.