Legal Aid Reform

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-03-19
Session date: 
March 19, 2014
Reference: 
2014/1441
Question By: 
Joanne McCartney
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Are you aware of the growing crisis in London's criminal justice system?

Answer

Answer for Legal Aid Reform

Answer for Legal Aid Reform

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I am aware of reforms to the legal aid system and support the Government in its efforts to ensure that legal aid is available to those that need it most, that it is sustainable and that the burden of cost on the tax payer is reduced.