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Choice Of Legal Aid Lawyer

EDM number 139 in 2013-14, proposed by John Hemming on 20/05/2013.
Categorised under the topics of Legal aid and Legal profession.

That this House notes the proposed changes to criminal legal aid; is concerned at the removal of the option for the client to make a choice between different solicitors; and calls on the Government to review its proposals to reintroduce a choice for the client.

This motion has been signed by a total of 20 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
John Hemming20/05/2013Birmingham, YardleyLiberal DemocratProposed
Peter Bottomley20/05/2013Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Jeremy Corbyn21/05/2013Islington NorthLabourSeconded
Martin Caton21/05/2013GowerLabourSeconded
Alan Meale21/05/2013MansfieldLabourSeconded
Adrian Sanders21/05/2013TorbayLiberal DemocratSeconded
Kelvin Hopkins03/06/2013Luton NorthLabourSigned
Albert Owen03/06/2013Ynys MLabourSigned
Julian Huppert03/06/2013CambridgeLiberal DemocratSigned
Roger Godsiff04/06/2013Birmingham, Hall GreenLabourSigned
Ronnie Campbell04/06/2013Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
David Anderson05/06/2013BlaydonLabourSigned
Glenda Jackson06/06/2013Hampstead and KilburnLabourSigned
Mike Hancock06/06/2013Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
John Leech11/06/2013Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Caroline Lucas11/06/2013Brighton, PavilionGreenSigned
Paul Flynn17/06/2013Newport WestLabourSigned
Mark Williams17/06/2013CeredigionLiberal DemocratSigned
John Pugh27/06/2013SouthportLiberal DemocratSigned
David Crausby11/07/2013Bolton North EastLabourSigned

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