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Election 2015: take action

YLAL General Election notes - Vote on 7 May 2015

 

YLAL 10 year anniversary event!

Please join us to celebrate our 10th anniversary on Thursday 23 April 2015 from 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

What to expect

Please join us for our 10th birthday celebration in London, including:

- Keynote speech from Baroness Patricia Scotland QC.

- Panel debate on access to justice after the election compered by Owen Bowcott, legal correspondent for the Guardian.

JSC criticises legal aid cuts

In a report published today, the Justice Select Committee (JSC) has criticized Government cuts to legal aid for having failed to meet their objectives and having ‘harmed access to justice for some litigants’.

Low Commission: follow-up report

The Low Commission on the future of advice and legal support launched its follow-up report at the House of Commons today, calling for the government to develop a national advice strategy. Lord Colin Low of Dalston, the chair of the independent Commission, said he hoped to get cross-party support for the key recommendations from the report so that the next government can take steps to tackle the ‘advice deficit’.

Legal aid news - 4 March 2015

Legal aid news - 4 March 2015

 

Civil legal aid cuts - not fit for purpose?

APG on legal aid: LASPO

APG on legal aid - Wednesday 18 March 5-6pm

 

Be part of the action

On Saturday 21st, Sunday 22nd and Monday 23rd February you can be part of legal aid campaigning on a national scale.

 

What's happening?

APPG on legal aid on 13 Jan

All Party Parliamentary Group on Legal Aid: breakfast meeting on 13 January 2015
 
Write up by YLAL member Phil Armitage

YLAL is 10 event & survey

YLAL is 10 years old in 2015

This year will be our 10th birthday and we would like to mark the occasion with your help.

Anniversary event

We are holding an event in central London to mark 10 years of YLAL.

PAC report on civil legal aid

 

The Public Accounts Committee has released a damning indictment of the Government’s cuts to civil legal aid.

 

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