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Civil Proceedings: Legal Aid Scheme

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 48968, tabled on 17 October 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to Amnesty International's report, Cuts that hurt, published on 10 October 2016, if she will review the effect of reforms introduced by the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012.

Answered on

25 October 2016

We are committed to reviewing Parts 1 and 2 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 within three to five years of its implementation.