Proposals for the Reform of Legal Aid in England and Wales
The judiciary's co-ordinated response
The judiciary's co-ordinated response to the Government's legal aid consultation paper is published today. It was drawn up by a sub-committee of the Judges' Council (the body which represents all levels of the judiciary, and is chaired by the Lord Chief Justice).
The responses from the Council of Circuit Judges, the Association of District Judges and from the President of the Social Entitlement Chamber in the First-tier Tribunal are also published today and are available below.
Ministry of Justice consultation: Proposals for the Reform of Legal Aid in England and Wales