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February 26 2018
We are very sorry to hear of the untimely death of Sir Paul Jenkins. Paul had joined PLP as a patron only recently, bringing with him an unparalleled experience of civil service and a valued new perspective.
How will legal aid now be made available in discrimination and education cases? It is the Lord Chancellor's duty to secure itFebruary 6 2018
PLP notes with interest the LAA’s announcement yesterday that it is cancelling the procurement process for the Civil Legal Advice contracts in education and discrimination. The LAA says that there were not enough bidders. In all the circumstances, is perhaps unsurprising that there is little interest in delivery of such a contract. We would suggest it is time for the Ministry of Justice to recognise that the "gateway" and associated services do not deliver access to justice or value for money.
January 30 2018
Ahead of the Second Reading of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill in the House of Lords, PLP has prepared a short briefing paper for Peers highlighting three key issues with the Bill.