Equality and Human Rights Commission report: The Impact of LASPO on Routes to Justice

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The main barriers to justice are the high cost of legal representation, the difficulty of navigating the tribunal process without support and a low level of knowledge about employment rights.

This is according to the September 2018 report (pdf) from the Equality and Human Rights Commission on the impact of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO), since it came into force in 2013.

Cabinet Office consultation outcome: Access to Elections – Call for Evidence

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The Cabinet have released their response to the Call for Evidence : Access to Elections, in August 2018.

The response includes actions to be taken forward, produced in partnership with the Government-chaired Accessibility of Elections Working Group which includes representatives from organisations acting on behalf of disabled people and from bodies which oversee and conduct elections and referendums.