Welcome to a round-up of the best costs-related news and posts published over Easter week.
A topical and timely summary of what the manifestos say on legal aid and access to justice. In a nutshell “…only the Greens promise a full reversal of the cuts. UKIP doesn’t mention legal aid at all, and the three main parties all promise reviews rather than anything specific of substance, with the exception of some specific commitments Labour has made…..” Have your say at the highlighted link.
Wham! Bash! Pow! The superheroes battling to save legal aid is an animated superhero adventure film pitting three audacious lawyers against the justice minister, Chris Grayling. This satirical take on the government cuts to legal aid features the voices of Joanna Lumley, Simon Callow and Sally Hawkins and aims to safeguard legal aid from government cuts • Join the conversation at #LegalAidTeam