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All 2 results for cuckoo speaker:Andrew Slaughter

Public Bill Committee: Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders bill: Clause 1 - Lord Chancellor’s functions (6 Sep 2011)

Andrew Slaughter: Are the Government seriously expecting that to be done through the telephone gateway process, at least to the stage where the problem can be defined and passed on? Quite frankly, that is cloud cuckoo land. The amendments tabled by the right hon. Member for Dwyfor Meirionnydd are welcome. He referred to section 15 of the Access to Justice Act 1999. I shall refer to that in the next...

[Mrs Linda Riordan in the Chair] — Legal aid (14 Dec 2010)

Andrew Slaughter: ...-Tier (Social Security and Child Support) Tribunal without formal legal assistance."-[ Official Report, 22 November 2010; Vol. 519, c. 115W.] I am afraid that the Government are living in cloud cuckoo land, and their own figures do not support that claim. Some 40% of cases going to incapacity benefit appeals are successful with no representation and 67% are successful with representation....

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