Articles Archive

Below are all our previously published articles and news items - blog posts will be included here too.

There are also 2 wordpress blog sites which we previously used and for whom content is still available, although they are not currently being updated:

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Legal aid news - June 2019

Post date: 7th of August 2019

Welcome to our update of the latest legal aid and access to justice news from June 2019.

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Kemptown MP visits Brighton Advice Centre

Post date: 3rd of August 2019

Lloyd Russell Moyle, MP for Kemptown & Peacehaven, visited Brighton Advice Centre on 1 August 2019. 

You can read about Lloyd's visit on Andy Winter's blog - Andy is Chief Executive of Brighton Housing Trust. 

Lloyd said about his visit: 

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Stretford & Urmston MP visits GMLC

Post date: 3rd of August 2019

On 31 July 2019, Kate Green MP visited Greater Manchester Law Centre to learn more about early legal advice. 

Kate said of her visit: 

Informative and useful morning visiting @gmlawcentre as part of #takeyourmptowork campaign to learn about effect of legal aid cuts and priorities for advice work.

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MPs: Why Early Advice is Important

Post date: 28th of July 2019

As part of our #TakeYourMPToWork Campaign, we've been asking MPs to tell us why they think that early legal advice is important: 

  

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Dulwich & W. Norwood MP Visit

Post date: 28th of July 2019

On 25 July 2019, Helen Hayes MP visited Centre 70. Centre 70 is a London charity specialising in legal advice on Debt, Welfare Benefits, Housing, Utilities Debt and Student Finance. They also have a counselling service.

Helen is MP for Dulwich and West Norwood. 

She told us why early legal advice is important: 

 

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Runner up poem: Mandy Groves

Post date: 28th of July 2019

Mandy's poem won runner up in our Sir Henry Brooke Essay Prize 2019.

Congratulations Mandy!

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Runner up essay: Henrietta Boyle

Post date: 28th of July 2019

Henrietta's essay won runner up in our Sir Henry Brooke Essay Prize 2019.

Congratulations Henrietta!

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2nd prize essay: Sam March

Post date: 28th of July 2019

Sam's essay won second prize in our Sir Henry Brooke Essay Prize 2019.

Congratulations Sam!

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1st prize essay: Allan Shepherd

Post date: 28th of July 2019

Allan's essay won first prize in our Sir Henry Brooke Essay Prize 2019.

Congratulations Allan!

 

 

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Colchester MP visits Corum Children's Centre

Post date: 19th of July 2019

On Friday 18 July 2019, Will Quince MP,  who is MP for Colchester, visited Corum Children's Centre.

Will is a Minister in the Department for Work and Pensions. 

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