, , , , , , , , , , , , Take your MP to work day

The #TakeYourMPtoWork campaign is now in full swing with more than 60 MPs from around the country and across the political spectrum taking part. This includes the previousLegal Aid Minister, Paul Maynard MP, who visited his local advice centre on 21 June, Minister of State at the Ministry of Justice Lucy Frazer and the Shadow Lord Chancellor, Richard Burgon. The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Legal Aid and Young Legal Aid Lawyers are arranging visits to courts, firms and law centres across England and Wales.

Casework and Your Constituents 1st November 2017 5 pm

Drinks Reception – 17:00-19:00 Attlee Suite, Portcullis House Wednesday, 1st November 2017\

The APPG on Legal Aid is proud to be hosting a drinks reception for MPs and their caseworkers where we will publicise the work that we and other organisations are doing to support MPs and their casework teams. The Reception also marks the beginning of training events around the country.

The training will focus on the following areas of law:

- Identifying Legal Issues in casework

- Legal Aid and casework

- Housing

- Welfare; and

- Immigration

TUC’s report on "Justice denied" October 2016

Impacts of the government’s reforms to legal aid and court services on access to justice: