Legal Advice

Part of The Secretary of State Was Asked – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 7th March 2017.

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Photo of Alex Chalk Alex Chalk Conservative, Cheltenham 12:00 am, 7th March 2017

Barristers and solicitors across the country are making a remarkable pro bono contribution worth around £600 million per annum, but they cannot do it all. Does the Minister agree that pro bono must be an adjunct to, and not a replacement for, a properly resourced legal aid system?