By David Hanson MP / Latest News / / 0 Comments

This week I backed the law Society’s campaign calling for the Government to provide legal aid for early advice in family and housing law.

Since 2012, legal aid has not been available for most areas of early legal advice.

A lack of free early legal advice can cause problems to escalate unnecessarily, adding more pressure on public services, potentially increasing the burden on the courts, and increasing the cost to the public purse. Read more “Backing calls for Legal Aid to be restored for early advice”