Date: Wed, 20th March 2013 (4pm to 5.30pm)
Venue: Committee Room 9
Title: Crime: Competitive Tendering
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The co-sponsors of the APPG areYoung Legal Aid Lawyers (YLAL) and LAPG.
APPG - "Life after the legal aid cuts – social welfare law” 13th February 2013
We have an excellent panel of speakers including Lord Low of Dalston, Lord Bach, Margie Butler (Mary Ward Legal Centre), James Sandbach (Citizens Advice), Giles Peaker (Anthony Gold Solicitors) and Patrick Torsney (creator of Ilegal.org.uk).
APPG - Lord McNally 22nd Jan 2013
APPG - The Civil Legal Services (Merits Criteria) and (Procedure) Regulations 2012 7th Nov 2012
The meeting considered the series of statutory instruments which are currently being made under LASPO. In particular, the discussion focused on the the telephone gateway, evidence about domestic violence, and judicial review cases.
APPG - Is LASPO the end of legal aid lawyers and the end of diversity and social mobility in this part of the profession? 11th July 2012
The meeting discussed the effects of LASPO on the legal profession, focusing on its potential implications for the next generation of legal aid lawyers and the impact it may have on diversity and social mobility within the profession.
APPG - Advice work carred out by MPs 14th Mar 2012
The meeting discussed a snapshot study by Young Legal Aid Lawyers into advice work carried out by MPs. It is a unique opportunity to let the public see just how much work MPs do for their constituents, and how effective it can be. It also comes at a time when MPs can look ahead to increased pressure on their offices as the fundamental reforms contained in the Localism Act 2011 and the Welfare Reform Bill take effect at the same time as the cuts to legal aid contained in the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill.
APPG - London Advice Watch (LAW) 12th Jan 2012
LAG is launched its report London Advice Watch (LAW) at a special meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Legal Aid Group on Thursday 12th January in the Jubilee Room in the House of Commons at 4pm. LAG welcomed London advice agencies and legal aid practitioners to the launch and encouraged them to ask their MP’s and any peers they might have links with to join them at the event.
APPG - LASPO BILL 13th Dec 2011
LASPO Bill and the effect on children
APPG - Legal Aid Reform 31st Oct 2011
Domestic and Secual violence with the APPG on Legal Aid.
Protection and support for survivors of domestic violence and their children.
This meeting provides an opportunity to consider the importance of legal aid for the provision and protection for survivors of domestic violence and their children and the implications of the proposals for legal aid reform.
APPG - LASPO Bill 7th Sept 2011
Update on LASPO Bill and the mandatory telephone gateway proposal
There will be an update on the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill and a speaker on the mandatory telephone gateway proposal which in itself will dramatically affect how the most vulnerable will be able to access services in future.
APPG - "The Government Proposal on Legal Aid" 22nd Jun 2011
The Minister for Legal Aid Jonathan Djanogly MP spoke on the government's proposals.
Steve Hynes' (Director, LAG) article July 2011.