Legal Aid for Inquests — [Mrs Anne Main in the Chair]

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 2:30 pm on 10th April 2019.

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Photo of Bambos Charalambous Bambos Charalambous Labour, Enfield, Southgate 2:30 pm, 10th April 2019

Legal aid is currently means-tested, and even then it is for limited purposes. Once someone has overcome that hurdle they must then apply for exceptional case funding, which puts them at a massive disadvantage compared with the huge resources available to state bodies.