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Legal Aid Scheme: Prisoners

Justice written question – answered on 8th November 2011.

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To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many prisoners currently serving indeterminate sentences in England and Wales have received legal aid for proceedings in the family courts relating to (a) custody of children, (b) adoption of children, (c) contact with children and (d) parental responsibility.

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This information is not kept by either the Ministry of Justice or the Legal Services Commission.

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