Requesting Legal Aid would be futile

Having been acquitted in a jury trial, Nigel Evans seeks to be recompensed by the state for his legal fees.

Monday, 28th April 2014, 10:00 pm

He boasted he did not request Legal Aid. This request would have been futile on two counts: 1) this government has removed recompense to those acquitted, and 2) this government has denied Legal Aid even to people on a fraction of the income of Nigel Evans, no matter how innocent or unjustly accused they may be.

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