Lords debate JR reforms – 7 May

On Wednesday 7 May the House of Lords will debate a regret motion tabled by Lord Pannick QC “to move that this House regrets that the Civil Legal Aid (Remuneration) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2014 make the duty of the Lord Chancellor to provide legal aid in judicial review cases dependent on the court granting permission to proceed. (SI 2014/607)”. 

You can read more about the Judicial Review payment reforms here.

We are asking YLAL members to volunteer to email a group of peers to ask them to attend the debate and raise your concerns about the changes. If you can help us do this please email us at ylalinfo@gmail.com 

You can also download our briefing to peers for the debate below.