March 31st 2016

Legal aid statistics and the cuts that keep on cutting

This morning saw the release of the quarterly legal aid statistics for October-December 2015. The picture they present is a worrying one to Law Centres, and some issues stand out. Just as eviction...

March 17th 2016

Two Law Centres shortlisted for prestigious legal awards

Two Law Centres - South West London Law Centres and Avon and Bristol Law Centre - are celebrating today being shortlisted for the Solicitors Journal Awards 2016. Picked from "an unprecedented...

February 9th 2016

Deporting children seeking asylum - our comment

The immigration minister, James Brokenshire MP, has today corrected his response to a parliamentary question from late October. The corrected figures show that, since 2007, some 3,750 former u...

November 9th 2015

Keep Children’s Best Interests At Heart of Asylum System - New Report

People charged with making life-changing decisions about unaccompanied children seeking asylum should be supported to ensure that their best interests are at heart. This call is set out in a n...

September 15th 2015

Equality Act is not being properly enforced, we tell House of Lords

A central problem with the Equality Act 2010 - the main anti-discrimination law in the UK - is that it is simply not properly enforced. This observation was made last week by Douglas John...

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