Press Release: Public Law Project (PLP) wins residence test case. Proposals to introduce legal aid residence test are unlawful and discriminatory.

Press Release: Public Law Project (PLP) wins residence test case. Proposals to introduce legal aid residence test are unlawful and discriminatory.

Full press release at the link below.

The full judgement is at www.judiciary.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/plp-v-ssj-and-other.pdf

Update 28 July 2014

The Government is appealing this judgment. If you would like to help PLP bear the costs and risks of the Government’s appeal, please consider making a contribution to our fighting fund, which is at www.publiclawproject.org.uk/plp-fighting-fund

Author: PLP

Publication date: July 15 2014