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Legal Aid Scheme: Telephone Services

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 189790, tabled on 9 November 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will make an assessment of the adequacy of support for the Civil Legal Advice housing and debt telephone service in order to ensure continued provision of specialist advice and assistance through contracted firms and that those firms are properly paid for the services they provide.

Answered on

14 November 2018

An assessment of the Civil Legal Advice housing and debt telephone service will be made as part of the Post-Implementation Review of Part 1 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012, which we intend to publish by the end of the year.

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