Mick Whitley

Labour MP for Birkenhead

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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Mick Whitley voted against restricting the scope of legal aid

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Major votes

  • On 26 Apr 2022: Mick Whitley 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: Mick Whitley 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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