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Sadiq Khan MP, Labour’s Shadow Justice Secretary, responding to Lord Neuberger’s comments on legal aid, said:

“Ministers must urgently respond to Lord Neuberger’s warnings that the Tory-led Government’s cuts to legal aid could undermine the rule of law.

“The cuts will not deliver the savings the Government claim as costs will simply be displaced elsewhere, such as on to increased running costs for our courts and on to other branches of central and local government.”

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