Jess Phillips

Shadow Minister (Home Office)

Labour MP for Birmingham, Yardley


Legal Aid

There have been votes in Parliament on the subject of eligibility for legal aid. Matters which have been voted on include means testing, if aid should be generally restricted to those residing in the UK, and which legal services should be funded by legal aid.

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Jess Phillips voted against restricting the scope of legal aid

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on

All votes about restricting the scope of legal aid:

  • On 26 Apr 2022: Jess Phillips was absent for a vote on Judicial Review and Courts Bill — After Clause 42 — Publicly Funded Legal Representation for Bereaved People at Certain Inquests Show vote
  • On 25 Jan 2022: Jess Phillips voted to provide publicly funded legal representation for bereaved people at inquests where a public body has a connection to the case. Show vote

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