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Solicitors: North East Region

Volume 461: debated on Thursday 14 June 2007

To ask the Ministry of Justice what arrangements she has made for the provision of duty solicitor cover in Bridlington, Goole and Beverley in light of the decision of Hull firms to withdraw from the provision of such cover. (142349)

The Legal Services Commission has sufficient cover from other legal aid firms based in the region to provide full duty solicitor cover in Goole and Beverley magistrates courts. Hull firms have never provided duty solicitor cover in Bridlington magistrates court.