Policy paper

2010 to 2015 government policy: legal aid reform

How the government is working to reduce unnecessary costs and make sure that legal aid helps those who need it.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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This policy paper shows the policy of the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government.

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Published 9 April 2013
Last updated 8 May 2015 + show all updates
  1. Policy document from the 2010 to 2015 government preserved in a different format for reference
  2. Link to Draft Statutory Instrument added.
  3. Updated the policy to reflect publication of a consultation response and new consultation.
  4. Updated the 'Who we've consulted' section with a link to the consultation 'Transforming Legal Aid: Delivering a more credible and efficient system' that opened on 9 April 2013.
  5. First published.