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Commons Justice Committee launches future of legal aid inquiry

The Commons Justice Committee has launched an inquiry into the future of legal aid, in light of concerns raised during the coronavirus pandemic about pressures on the system.

The inquiry aims to look ahead to the future of legal aid, to identify the major challenges facing clients and providers and how they might be tackled.
The inquiry is especially keen to hear about the sustainability of the legal aid market, the impact of Covid-19 and the increasing reliance on digital technology to deliver legal advice and court services.

Submissions should be made by 5pm on Monday 19 October via the website, including on these terms of reference:

For more information about the inquiry, click here.