Report (3rd Day)

Part of Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill – in the House of Lords at 11:15 pm on 12th March 2012.

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Photo of Lord McNally Lord McNally Deputy Leader of the House of Lords, The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, Liberal Democrat Leader in the House of Lords 11:15 pm, 12th March 2012

My Lords, it takes a certain amount of, as the noble Lord, Lord Beecham, said, chutzpah-although I do not know whether that word is allowed into Hansard-to ask the House at any time to accept a grouping of 14 government amendments, but I can absolutely assure the House that I have written to noble Lords and that these are technical amendments. I recommend them to the House. I beg to move.

Amendment 106 agreed.

Clause 22: Payment for services

Amendment 107

Moved by Lord McNally

107: Clause 22, page 17, line 27, leave out "for" and insert "to"

Amendment 107 agreed.

Amendment 108

Moved by Lord Thomas of Gresford

108: Clause 22, page 17, line 41, at end insert "save that an individual shall not be required to pay a percentage of the damages he receives for the purposes of a supplementary legal aid scheme"