In January 2018, changes legal will made to the law regarding immigration bail. Rights without remedies: legal aid and access to justice for children draws on evidence from CCLC’s legal advice services.
LASPO’s changes were broad, and fundamentally altered the UK’s justice system. As such, the government committed to review the Act within five years of its implementation. Now that this review is underway, we urge the government to examine in particular the impact on children’s rights of the legal aid changes, and to take steps to address this impact through implementing the recommendations in this report. No child should be left without access to justice. We value the trust that you place in us by giving us your personal information. We will always use your personal information in a way that is fair and worthy of that trust.