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Legal Advice and Assistance

Volume 503: debated on Thursday 7 January 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice for what reasons the Legal Services Commission has chosen the period between April and August 2009 to assess the annual run-rate of new matter start allocations for providers of the Advice and Assistance Scheme (Legal Help). (308468)

The Legal Services Commission chose the period April 2009 to August 2009 as this was the most up to date information available from legal aid providers when a review was undertaken in September 2009.