§ Mr. Peter Archer
asked the Prime Minister whether he is satisfied with the co-ordination between the Lord Chancellor and the Secretary of State for Health and Social Services in the provision of legal advice and assistance for those appearing before welfare tribunals; and if he will make a statement.
§ The Prime Minister
Yes. Following the Legal Advice and Assistance Act 1972, legal advice and assistance will be available for those appearing before welfare tribunals after 2nd April, 1972.