Reform of Legal Aid in England and Wales: the Government Response
- Ministry of Justice
- TSO (The Stationery Office)
'Reform of Legal Aid in England and Wales: the Government Response (Cm. 8072)' is a response to the consultation paper 'Proposals for Reform of Legal Aid in England and Wales (Cm. 7967)' and sets out the plans to deliver the goals stated in that paper.
The legal aid programme put forward includes:
reform of the classes of cases and proceedings retained within the scope of legal aid;
amendment of merits test criteria for civil legal aid;
establishment of the Community Legal Advice Telephone helpline;
financial eligibility reforms;
civil and family remuneration; and
expert fees and alternative sources of funding.
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