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Save legal aid from Grayling’s ‘CRAP’ policy

'What will ordinary people do when faced with injustice?' asks the satirical animation launched today in the wake of the devastating cuts to legal aid

13 April 2015

With a WOOSH CLANG ZOOM and an A-list line-up of British stars - the LEGAL AID TEAM hits the screen today.

The six-minute cartoon, from an award-winning production duo, aims to hammer home to the largely oblivious British public the nature and impact of the government's legal aid cuts - reducing access to justice and increasing miscarriages of justice.

Aired as the political parties launch their manifestos, the film urges the public to use their power at the ballot box and make the cuts an election issue.

Star of the BBC's courtroom drama Silk, Maxine Peake, cast as a superhero legal aid lawyer, intones: 'The general election is just a month away, and that means you, the people of Britain, are at your most powerful.

'You can show Westminster that the British people...

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