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David Barraclough Elected as Law Society Council Member

It has been announced that following a Local Law Society Nomination Process from the Member Associations of the Yorkshire Union , David Barraclough has been elected as a new Council Member representing Yorkshire at the Law Society . David replaces Chris Cole who retires at the Law Society AGM on 14th October with the thanks and appreciation of Yorkshire Members

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MOJ Accelerated Proposals for Legal Aid

The Ministry of Justice has now published a consultation on accelerated changes to the public funding arrangements for Criminal Legal Aid . This follows from on going work which continues in designing a new scheme for public funding which is intended to provide a long term sustainable scheme for public funding for criminal legal aid . The proposals which can

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