Official Statistics

Legal aid statistics quarterly: January to March 2016

This report presents the key statistics on activity in the legal aid system for England and Wales.


Legal aid statistics England and Wales bulletin Jan to Mar 2016

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The quarterly legal aid statistics bulletin presents statistics on the legal aid scheme administered by the Legal Aid Agency (LAA) for England and Wales.

This edition comprises the first release of statistics for the 3 month period from January to March 2016 and also provides the latest statement of figures for all earlier periods. These statistics are derived from data held by the LAA, produced by the LAA’s statistics team and published by the Ministry of Justice.


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Ministry of Justice

Secretary of State for Justice, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Courts and Legal Aid, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Family Justice, Permanent Secretary, Director General Finance, Analysis and Commercial, Legal Aid Policy Adviser, Director of Analytical Services, Chief Statistician, Chief Press Officer, Head of External Communications, Press Officers (2), Special Adviser (1), Policy Advisor (1) Private secretaries (5), Head of Legal Aid Analysis

Chief Executive, Director of Finance & Digital, Deputy Director, Finance, Head of Corporate Centre, Press officers (2), Service Development Managers (2)

Published 30 June 2016
Last updated 1 July 2016 + show all updates
  1. One field heading amended and updated data for some local authorities
  2. First published.