As children have evolving levels of capacity, we believe that all children should have access to legal help and representation in all the areas of law. The government has publicly stated that it would cost an additional £10 million annually to protect all children under 18, who under the current proposals would become ineligible for support under legal aid.

Month of publication 
November
Year of publication 
2011
Number of pages 
2
Author 
Ellen Broomé
Category 
Parliamentary briefings