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Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 108161, tabled on 17 October 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, which options the Government plans to assess on reducing the number of litigants in person as part of its review into the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012.

Answered on

20 October 2017

Since 2015, the Government has invested £5 million of funding to support litigants in person through a range of measures designed to provide practical support and information, as well as providing routes to free or more affordable legal advice services.

The Government is considering the planned post-implementation review of recent legal aid reforms and we will make an announcement in due course.

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