HC Deb 25 May 1988 vol 134 cc191-2W
Sir Hector Monro

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he has considered making legal aid available for multi-party actions as is now provided for, as respects England and Wales, by the Legal Aid Bill.

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

I consider that my regulation-making powers under the Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1986 are sufficiently wide to allow legal aid for multi-party actions without the need for primary legislation.

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