Lord Bach will look at proposals for reforming legal aid

Labour is to take the fight to the Tories over legal aid and access to justice issues, announcing it is to undertake an immediate review into legal aid, headed by the party's former shadow attorney general, Lord Willy Bach.

The party has slammed the former coalition government's reforms to legal aid as having had a disastrous impact on access to justice, which has left many without access to legal help or representation.

Lord Bach's immediate review will look at the wider consequences of government reforms and put forward policy proposals for reforming legal aid for the 21st century.

'This review will allow ...

Jean-Yves Gilg
Solicitors Journal

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