Oral Answers to Questions — Legal Advice Scheme

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 27th October 1970.

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Photo of Mr Peter Rawlinson Mr Peter Rawlinson , Epsom 12:00 am, 27th October 1970

The right hon. and learned Gentleman will have to await what is to come in a few minutes. Advice is important, but legal aid also is important. The legal aid provisions were improved only very recently and the new provisions will come into effect in November. As the right hon. and learned Gentleman knows, we improved on the principles which were agreed by the previous Administration. There is no call for an immediate reply to the right hon. and learned Gentleman.