HC Deb 01 August 1978 vol 955 c230W
Mr. Thorpe

asked the Attorney-General what is the sum of capital possessed by an applicant which precludes him from receiving legal aid; and when this figure was set.

Mr. Arthur Davidson

An applicant may be refused legal aid if his disposable capital exceeds £1,600. This figure was last increased on 28th November 1977.