Legal aid changes could damage living conditions for young prisoners, YOTs warn

Neil Puffett
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

It will be harder for young people held in youth prisons to challenge their treatment and living conditions if planned changes to legal aid are pushed through, youth offending team (YOT) managers have warned.

Government wants to cut £220m from the legal aid bill. Image: Becky Nixon
Government wants to cut £220m from the legal aid bill. Image: Becky Nixon

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