Access to Criminal Justice

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Justice – in the House of Commons at on 23 April 2019.

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Photo of Virendra Sharma Virendra Sharma Labour, Ealing, Southall

I thank the Minister for her response. The Law Society has highlighted the fact that low criminal legal aid fees are having an adverse impact on the number of new, younger lawyers. Criminal legal aid fees for solicitors have not been increased since the 1990s. Will the Government commit to raising fees for solicitors, at least in line with inflation?