LASPO review timetable explained

January 19, 2017 0 comments

legal aid

The Minister of State for Courts and Justice has set out government plans for a review of controversial legal aid legislation. When it came into force in 2013, amongst other provisions the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act (LASPO) drastically cut the public funding available for many court cases.  Most family litigants are…

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Young carers ‘missing out’

January 19, 2017 0 comments

family life

Many younger carers miss out on out official support because they are afraid of social services, a report has claimed. Children and teens who have caring responsibilities towards family members may fear being taken into the care system if social workers become aware of the family’s situation the Department for Education report suggests. They are…

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