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Resolution submits evidence to Bach Commission on Access to Justice

Submission emphasises impact of legal aid cuts on separated couples

Resolution has recently submitted evidence to the Bach Commission on Access to Justice as part of its continued campaigning work on legal aid in the aftermath of LASPO.

The submission provides an overview of the impact of the cuts to legal aid on separating families, and on vulnerable people in particular.

It also provides a series of short- and long-term recommendations for reforms which could be made by current and future governments in order to improve access to justice for people facing separation and divorce.

The submission includes a number of measures which could be taken relatively quickly to improve the current state of family legal aid, including:

Resolution also outlined a number of practical and positive longer-term measures which would improve access to justice, such as:

The full submission can be read here.