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This is the government response to the consultation, it provides a summary of the responses received on our proposals, our conclusions and next steps in relation to the consultation.
Following a Freedom of Information request, a list of organisations that responded to the consultation has also been published.
This consultation brings forward proposals for allocating an additional £15 million of spending to the Advocates’ Graduated Fee Scheme (AGFS). AGFS is the fee scheme through which criminal defence advocates are paid for carrying out publicly funded work in the Crown Court.