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Why is civil legal aid always the poor relation when it helps people in debt, women escaping violence, prevention of homelessness, etc.?

Towards the end of January, the government announced it was scrapping a controversial new contracting scheme for criminal legal aid.

The justice secretary Michael Gove said that there had been ‘significant’ developments since July last year. 231 more words

Homelessness

The Last Left-Leaning Minister Resigns

The French justice minister resigned from her position in the French government over her “major political disagreement” with the current government, especially where it concerns the new anti-terrorism proposals that she opposes. 166 more words

France

'Rampant and sustained' abuse of children in UK prisons - comment by The Guardian's Eric Allison

Abuse of children in STCs has been going on far too long, writes the Guardian’s prisons correspondent

I expect many readers will have watched BBC’s Panorama programme… 869 more words

Prison News

Justice ministry refuses to probe DWP’s WCA suicide report ‘cover-up’ | DisabledGo News and Blog

The Ministry of Justice is refusing to investigate why the Department for Work and Pensions failed to fulfil its legal duty to respond to a coroner’s report that linked a disabled man’s suicide to its “fitness for work” test. 147 more words

Government

Saskatchewan government releases public losses

REGINA – Over $19,000 in public money was lost within Saskatchewan government ministries and Crown corporations according to a fourth quarter report released Monday.

The largest amount, at $6,021, was in the Ministry of Justice. 251 more words

Money

New Fees for Tax Tribunal Cases

New fees and charges will be introduced for appealing against an HMRC decision to the Tax Tribunal. The Ministry of Justice has published a scale of fees, which will be introduced as soon as Parliamentary time allows. 84 more words

Tax And Accounting News

Autumn Statement personal injury reforms: questions on the impact assessment

On 18 January Justice Minister Dominic Raab MP gave one short answer to four questions tabled by his Labour Shadow Andy Slaughter MP about the personal injury reforms announced in the Chancellor’s 2015 Autumn Statement. 405 more words

Policy