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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Justice – in the House of Commons on 8th October 2019.

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Photo of Justin Madders Justin Madders Labour, Ellesmere Port and Neston

A recent freedom of information request of mental health trusts showed that they had spent millions of pounds on legal representation and inquests. In the same year, 2017-18, just £118,000 was available to families for legal aid. Do the Government agree that such inequality of representation means that justice is extremely hard to achieve?