We were so pleased to be joined by members of the press as well as Members of Parliament, all of whom were keen to hear about the importance of early legal advice, and our campaign to encourage MPs to see the legal aid frontline.
Our #TakeYourMPtoWork Campaign is designed to help MPs see what day-to-day work is like for YLALs, and most importantly, to see the impact early legal advice has on our clients.
We are very grateful to Hogan Lovells and to LLST for sponsoring the event, and to Richard Gray for the fantastic photography (NB: Richard owns all copyright to the photos reproduced below wih his kind permission).
Karen Buck MP (Chair of the APPG on Legal Aid) introducing the event
Paul Maynard MP (Legal Aid Minister) speaking about the importance of early advice.
(l-r) Alex Chalk MP | Karen Buck MP | Richard Burgon MP
(l-r) Rohini Teather (APPG on Legal Aid) | Paul Maynard MP (Legal Aid Minister) | Richard Burgon MP (Shadow Justice Minister) | Ollie Persey (YLAL Co-chair)
Harriet Harman MP | Kate Green MP | Karen Buck MP |
YLAL Committee members Emily McFadden and Audrey Mogan
Legal journalists Owen Bowcott | Catherine Baksi | Joshua Rozenberg
With many thanks to APPG on Legal Aid for working with us on this campaign, and again to Richard Gray for all photos above. (NB: Richard owns all copyright to the photos reproduced below wih his kind permission).