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In the last five years this Government has tried to restrict more and more people’s right to legal assistance

Responding this week to the Supreme Court’s ruling overturning Government plans to restrict access to UK courts, Richard BurgonRichard Burgon MP Labour’s Shadow Justice Secretary said 

I welcome The Supreme Court’s decision that the ‘residence test’ is unlawful. No one who might have suffered an injustice should be prevented from accessing our courts on the grounds of where they are from or how long they have lived here.

“It is a fundamental principle of our justice system that all are equal before the law. In the last five years this Government has tried to restrict more and more people’s right to legal assistance. Only a Labour Government will ensure proper access to justice for all those who need it

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