Legal Aid

Constitutional Affairs written question – answered on 19th April 2006.

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Photo of Paul Rowen Paul Rowen Shadow Minister, Transport

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs what discussions she has had with the Legal Services Commission on recovering payments from legal aid solicitors.

Photo of Harriet Harman Harriet Harman Minister of State (Department of Constitutional Affairs), Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee

It is the duty of the Legal Services Commission (LSC) to recover payments owed to it by solicitors when it is appropriate to do so, and forms part of its normal operational function.

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