HC Deb 07 February 1986 vol 91 c266W
Mr. Lawrence

asked the Attorney-General what negotiations he has had, or is proposing to have, arising from the Coopers and Lybrand report, with the Bar Council over fees in criminal legal aid cases.

The Attorney-General

Officials have discussed the Coopers and Lybrand report with representatives of the Bar Council. The Lord Chancellor will be writing later today to the chairman of the Bar with the Government's response. I have also written to the chairman of the Bar.