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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Justice – in the House of Commons on 4th June 2019.

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Photo of Paul Maynard Paul Maynard The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

I think it is because that is unfair. We are looking carefully at how we manage demand in the family justice system. We are ensuring that legal support is offered within the family courts, and that can take many forms, not just legal aid. For example, the personal support unit now operates in 23 courts across 18 cities, so we are looking to make sure that the right support is given to those in the family courts at the right point in the legal process.