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The access to justice crisis and what Labour will do about it

Shadow Justice Secretary, Richard Burgon MP and openJustice's Charlotte Threipland discuss problems facing access to justice and what Labour plans to do about them.

Charlotte Threipland
26 February 2019
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Richard Burgon MP. Photo credit: Wikimedia/CC0 3. Some rights reserved.

Massive cuts to legal aid, an austerity mindset and the loss of skilled, dedicated human rights lawyers are just some of the issues causing widespread injustice in England and Wales. In conversation with the Shadow Justice Secretary, Richard Burgon MP, openJustice looks more deeply at the issues underlying the access to justice crisis. We wanted to know if Labour is taking these problems seriously and how they plan to address them.

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