Legal Aid

Solicitors should 'get real' over legal aid cuts, says Tory MP

PUBLISHED October 5, 2011

An influential Tory MP yesterday condemned The Law Society?s claim that people will die as a result of legal aid cuts as 'irresponsible'. Ben Gummer, a member of the House of Commons committee scrutinising the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill (LASPO), was speaking at a Party Conference fringe meeting in Manchester organised by the Law Society and campaign group Justice for All. read more