Lord Bach’s Commission on Access to Justice has proposed the government introduce a new Right to Justice Act and establish a Justice Commission to enforce it.

The proposals would inject an extra £400m investment into the legal aid system with the intention of enshrining a statutory right to justice in law.

The 52-page final report outlining the commission’s recommendations, published today (Friday 22 September), is the product of two years’ work by 15 commissioners under the chairmanship of Lord Willy Bach.

Bach established the commission with the bac...

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