Mr. Asil Nadir

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 31st October 1994.

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Photo of Sir John Morris Sir John Morris Shadow Attorney General 12:00 am, 31st October 1994

Will the Attorney-General assure the House that—unlike what happens with many other wealthy defendants—there will be no question of legal aid being granted in this case? As the Lord Chancellor is investigating the whole question of criminal legal aid being granted to people with considerable resources, when the right hon. and learned Gentleman is consulted on this matter, will he bear in mind the criteria of fairness and efficiency in the courts on the one hand and the lack of civil legal aid for many of our constituents on the other?