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Impact of our campaigns... access to justice

Details of Citizens Advice's campaign to change government proposals on judicial review and legal aid. Concessions included ensuring price was not the determining factor in awarding contracts for legal aid and the scrapping of a cap on the number of legal aid funded advice providers.

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From the blogs....law and rights

Advising more than 2 million people in bureaux and millions more online or by phone gives us an unrivalled insight into society. In our blogs we tell the stories of our clients, show the trends our advisers see, and say how government and business can change to improve everyone's lives.

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