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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Justice – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 23rd June 2015.

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Photo of Michael Gove Michael Gove The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice 11:30 am, 23rd June 2015

We are committed to reviewing the reforms to legal aid, but I have to stress that it was the Labour party’s former justice spokesman, Sadiq Khan, who made it clear during the last Parliament that levels of spending on legal aid were unsustainable under the last Government and we needed to reform. After all, as Liam Byrne told us, there was no money left.