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Assault on Legal Aid

Reposted from Politics Home

At long last ladies and gentlemen, we have an effective opposition party after years in the tory lite wilderness.

Jeremy Corbyn has announced a review into what he dubs the Government’s “assault on legal aid”. 198 more words


Lord Bach: Civil Legal Aid - a disaster area?

Legal aid is a welfare provision for people who could otherwise not afford counsel from the legal system. Legal aid was originally established by the… 608 more words

Political Ideology

Lord William Bach to give guest lecture on future of human rights

Lord William (Willy) Bach, Shadow Attorney General and Shadow Foreign and Commonwealth Minister, will give the guest lecture ‘Protecting citizens: the future of Human Rights’, at Nottingham Trent University on March 19. 339 more words

Hull University - as recommended by the House of Lords

I was in the House yesterday for the continuing committee stage of the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill.  I contributed to discussion on some amendments, though at one point my mere presence appeared sufficient to engender tributes to the University of Hull: 209 more words

Lords unhappy about refusal of parole to "great train robber" Ronnie Biggs

The case of a notorious criminal who has been denied parole despite being 79 and in ill-health has been raised by members of the House of Lords. 501 more words


Peers consider whether new Supreme Court should be .gov or .org

by Tony Grew

The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom should not have a .gov email address, according to a member of the House of Lords. 541 more words