Legal Aid Scheme

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 21st November 2018.

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Photo of Gloria De Piero Gloria De Piero Shadow Minister (Justice)

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many legal aid providers there were in each region of England and Wales in each year since 2010.

Photo of Lucy Frazer Lucy Frazer The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

Holding answer received on 19 November 2018

LAA Regional Office

31st March 2010

31st March 2011

31st March 2012

31st March 2013

31st March 2014

31st March 2015

31st March 2016

31st March 2017

31st March 2018

31st October 2018

Birmingham

408

426

394

401

380

363

357

337

353

363

Brighton

269

280

261

255

239

233

219

212

207

212

Bristol

440

418

372

371

327

323

306

284

279

273

Cambridge

378

420

381

365

326

332

302

289

294

280

Cardiff

330

363

357

357

336

328

298

283

283

270

Leeds

409

425

400

392

391

393

389

371

382

395

Liverpool

118

130

118

115

114

113

106

101

100

102

London

859

939

917

907

937

898

864

805

811

841

Manchester

495

543

500

479

460

449

422

392

397

386

Newcastle

245

265

242

234

226

225

209

197

189

189

Nottingham

293

313

276

271

268

267

258

237

243

235

Reading

241

265

251

244

219

219

211

200

198

194

Grand Total

4,485

4,787

4,469

4,391

4,223

4,143

3,941

3,708

3,736

3,740

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