Consultation outcome

Reforming the Advocates’ Graduated Fee Scheme

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Consultation response

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Equalities statement

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Impact assessment

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Detail of outcome

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.

Annex 3: Banding of offences in the Advocates’ Graduated Fee Scheme

Original consultation

Summary

Seeking views on proposals for the reform of the funding scheme which pays advocates to defend clients in the Crown Court.

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Consultation description

This consultation paper sets out proposals for the reform of the funding scheme which pays advocates to defend clients in the Crown Court. The government is seeking views on all aspects of these proposals. In particular, the government would like to hear views specifically on:

  • the graduated fee bundle
  • categorisation of offences and standard cases
  • early guilty pleas and cracked trials
  • special preparation
  • other aspects of the scheme design
  • equalities matters
Published 5 January 2017
Last updated 23 February 2018 + show all updates
  1. Consultation response published.
  2. First published.