HC Deb 10 November 1997 vol 300 c429W
Mr. Llwyd

To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department how many representations he has received in support of the proposals set out in the recent statement about the extension of conditional fees; and if he will make a statement. [14085]

Mr. Hoon

My Department has had in the region of thirty inquiries from individual members of the public. The overwhelming message is that the proposed extension of conditional fees will be a real answer to the real problem they face of being denied access to justice through unaffordable lawyers' fees.

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