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Legal aid and ideology: the new basis for Government reform? - Angela Patrick

UK Human Rights Blog, 4 July 2013

This article was originally published on UK Human Rights Blog

In a famous advert from the 80s, Maureen Lipman picked up the phone to caution her distraught grandson that he could never be a failure if he had an “ology”. It was perhaps in memory of that fine advice that the Lord Chancellor appeared before the House of Commons Justice Select Committee on Wednesday morning. For the first time, the language of ideology was openly placed at the heart of the Government’s approach to the reform of legal aid.

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