Legal Aid Bill - commons second reading

The second reading of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill will take place in the House of Commons on 29th June 2011. Please ask your MP to attend. Their contact details can be found here.

YLAL have prepared a briefing for members to send to their MPs. This can be downloaded here.

Legal Aid Bill - report stage briefings

YLAL has prepared a briefing for the Legal Aid Bill report stage debates due to take place in the House of Commons from the 31st October.

The briefing is available here.

Justice for All have also produced an excellent briefing in relation to legal aid for welfare benefits cases which can be found on their website:

LASPO Bill - Lords' 2nd reading briefing 21 Nov

The Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill is due to be debated by the House of Lords on Monday 21 November 2011. We have prepared a briefing for members to send onto peers to ask them to attend the debate.

Memorandum of Evidence published

YLAL's memorandum of evidence to the Bill Committee has been published on the Parliament website. Read it here.


A pdf version of the document can be downloaded here.

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