Parliamentary question on legal aid impact test

Karen Buck MP, Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Legal Aid ( on 9 December asked:

"To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) what assessment has been made of the efficacy of the legal aid impact test;

(2) what guidance his Department provides to other departments on completing the legal aid impact test; and what models and analysis are used to assess the impact of proposed legislation on the legal aid budget;

(3) what research his Department has conducted into the effectiveness of the legal aid impact test."

See response from Bridget Prentice (Under Secretary of State for Justice) HERE.

Date: 13 December 2009