Civil Legal Aid (Merits Criteria) Regulations 2012 — 5 Dec 2012 at 18:39
Dominic Grieve MP, Beaconsfield voted to approve proposed criteria for determining if legal aid is to be awarded in particular circumstances.
The majority of MPs approved proposed criteria for determining if legal aid is to be awarded in particular circumstances.
The motion approved in this vote was:
- That the draft Civil Legal Aid (Merits Criteria) Regulations 2012, which were laid before this House on 29 October, be approved.
The criteria include a "Reasonable private paying individual test" for legal aid funding that is if:
- a reasonable private paying individual would be prepared to start or continue the proceedings having regard to the prospects of success and all the other circumstances of the case.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.
What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
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