Clause 9 - Exceptional cases

Part of Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 1:00 pm on 8th September 2011.

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Photo of Yvonne Fovargue Yvonne Fovargue Labour, Makerfield 1:00 pm, 8th September 2011

The Minister mentioned funding for exceptional cases. Will there be a fixed budget for the maximum spend on exceptional cases? He talked about a number of cases of a particular type being brought back into scope. What mechanism will allow a review of whether to reduce spending should that type of case be brought back into scope?