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Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 7th November 2014.

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Photo of Andrew Slaughter Andrew Slaughter Shadow Minister (Justice)

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what discussions he has had with the Prime Minister on the open letter sent to him from business organisations dated 15 October 2014 on their concerns about the effect of changes to insolvency litigation contained in the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012.

Photo of Shailesh Vara Shailesh Vara The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

No discussions have taken place between the Prime Minister and the Secretary of State about the effects of the no win no fee reforms on insolvency proceedings. Officials are having ongoing discussions with other government departments on issues relating to and arising from the LASPO Act 2012.

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