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Residence test threatens access to justice for children

Residence test threatens access to justice for children

On Wednesday 23rd October 2013, Parliament’s Joint Committee on Human Rights heard oral evidence on the government’s latest proposals to cut legal aid. The evidence was clear.  Those that will suffer the most from the proposals are society’s most vulnerable ...

Samu Hawke is a volunteer at the Migrant and Refugee Childrens' Unit at Islington Law Centre and JustRights, a coalition of charities campaigning for access to justice for children and young people. He is currently training to be a barrister.