British Summer Time

As British Summer Time comes to a close and we turn our clocks back this Sunday 27th October, I feel reflective about what has been an eventful season. I have decided to make a timeline to show what has been going on… In April 2013, the government announced their plans to ‘Transform Legal Aid’. This … Continue reading

Article: Save Legal Aid

For over 60 years legal has given people access to justice who otherwise couldn’t afford it. New government plans threaten this vital human right, says Gemma Blythe. Earlier this year, the Ministry of Justice put forward its plans to reform legal aid. The Government held a consultation period, running from April to June, and received … Continue reading

64 years of Legal Aid

Today, 30th July 2013, marks 64 years of Legal Aid. We will Rally for Justice this afternoon, and here’s why: Legal Aid gives everyone access to justice, which provides a vital safety net and makes our society a civilised one. In a democratic society, we all have a right to access justice and a right … Continue reading

Rally for Legal Aid – 30th July 2013

Justice Alliance is an alliance of people and groups united in opposition to the government’s proposed attack on legal aid and the criminal justice system. Justice Alliance have organised a rally for Legal Aid, to celebrate its 64th anniversary on 30th July 2013. There are two rallies. One at The Old Bailey in London, an … Continue reading