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Ensuring there is access to justice for all - Vera Hobhouse

March 26, 2019 10:16 PM
By Vera Hobhouse

Scales of Justice in a courtroom.

Our justice system is failing the vulnerable,
and we should all be embarrassed about it.

Lawyers are expensive, and our justice system is failing those who can't afford them.

Legal aid spending in England and Wales has been cut by £933 million in the last eight years. And as a direct result, we've seen huge reductions in support.

And what infuriates me the most is that cuts to legal aid have disproportionately affected the vulnerable ...

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