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CHOICE OF LEGAL AID LAWYER

EDM (Early Day Motion) 139: tabled on 20 May 2013

Tabled in the 2013-14 session.

This motion has been signed by 20 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes the proposed changes to criminal legal aid; is concerned at the removal of the option for the client to make a choice between different solicitors; and calls on the Government to review its proposals to reintroduce a choice for the client.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.