This petition was submitted during the 2010–2015 Conservative – Liberal Democrat coalition government
Petition Save Legal Aid
Legal Aid protects and helps the most vulnerable in society.
It is not just for defending criminals, but helps those with debt, housing, employment and immigration issues (amongst others). Legal aid provides everyone access to justice.
The government consultation on legal aid cuts recieved 5,000 replies. Of those replies 3% supported the cuts.
This petition pleads that the government uphold the rule of law and doesn't just end legal aid cuts, but increases the legal aid budget.
Justice is priceless. Let our government show that to the world.
This petition is closed This petition ran for 6 months