House of Commons Library research on the impact of civil legal aid changes

Civil legal aid changes since 2013: the impact on people seeking help with legal problems was published by the House of Commons Library in January 2015.

This note offers an overview of the available evidence of the impact of the legal aid provisions of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012, particularly the impact on people seeking help with legal problems, on those unable to access legal aid and on women and families.