YLAL respond to BVT consultation…

Plus, how to sign an online petition to scrap BVT and write to your MP about it!YLAL has set out its concerns that the effect of BVT will be to drive down quality of representation and deter the next generation of criminal defence lawyers from entering the profession. Read our full response here….

If you would like to sign a petition asking the government to scrap BVT, go to http://petitions.number10.gov.uk/criminalbvt/

Also fax your MP with a link to our response and requesting that he or she raise the issue with government on your behalf. The "write to them" web site means you can do this in minutes. go to http://www.writetothem.com/