Oral Answers to Questions — Legal Aid

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 9th July 1970.

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Photo of Mr Peter Rawlinson Mr Peter Rawlinson , Epsom 12:00 am, 9th July 1970

We have received advice from the Legal Aid Advisory Committee which makes advisable certain changes in the regulations which were made. The effect of the new regulations will be to leave the average applicant in the same position as he was under the regulations laid by my predcessor in May. Some exceptional cases will be better off, and some will be marginally worse off, but that will be only marginal.