The Government’s Legal Aid Cuts Are Leaving Vulnerable People With Nowhere to Turn

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Sadiq Khan Posted by Sadiq Khan, Shadow Lord Chancellor, Shadow Justice Secretary and Member of Parliament for Tooting, on 19 May 2014 In Huff Post Politics blog.
Solicitors, barristers, judges, legal advisors, campaigners and others will today take part in the London Legal Walk. Thousands of people will snake their way from the Royal Courts of Justice to Hyde Park and back to raise money in support of free legal advice charities in London and the South East. Last year, 7,500 walkers raised a staggering half a million pounds. With this year being the tenth anniversary, and the need for free legal advice being as great as ever, the London Legal Walk is aiming to surpass last year’s fantastic total.
Given this is a really important cause I was determined to find time in this week’s busy election campaign schedule to join the walk. Today, I’ll be walking with colleagues from the…

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