More government cuts to advice sector

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Another day, another cut for civil legal advice services. Yesterday, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) announced that it is ending grants to three charities, the Advice Services Alliance (ASA), the Law Centres Federation (LCF) and the Royal Courts of Justice Citizens Advice Bureau (RCJ CAB). A total of £655,317 in long-standing grants, which support civil legal advice services, will go, adding to the £350m the government is already cutting from legal aid.

 

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