User guide to legal aid statistics in England and Wales
This document supplements the quarterly legal aid statistics bulletin by providing a comprehensive guide to the statistics and how to use them.
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This document supplements the quarterly Legal Aid Statistics bulletin by providing a comprehensive guide to the statistics and how to use them.
It provides a brief background overview of the legal aid system including recent reforms, and it also covers:
- explanations of terminology
- data sources and quality
- the revisions policy
- uses of the statistics
- other explanatory notes
For users of the detailed data published in CSV format each quarter, a separate guide to the CSV data is published alongside each quarterly Legal Aid Statistics bulletin.
Published: 26 March 2015
Updated: 15 December 2016
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