Martin Horwood

Cyn Democratiaid Rhyddfrydol MP ar gyfer Cheltenham

Legal Aid

There have been votes in Parliament on the subject of eligibility for legal aid. Matters which have been voted on include means testing, if aid should be generally restricted to those residing in the UK, and which legal services should be funded by legal aid.

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Martin Horwood generally voted against restricting the scope of legal aid

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Major votes

  • On 9 Gor 2014: Martin Horwood was absent for a vote on Draft Civil Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (Amendment of Schedule 1) Order 2014 — Residence Test for Legal Aid Eligibility Show vote
  • On 5 Rha 2012: Martin Horwood was absent for a vote on Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (Amendment of Schedule 1) Order 2012 — Extension of Legal Aid to Certain Welfare Appeals and Certain International Child Benefit Recovery Cases Show vote
  • On 17 Ebr 2012: Martin Horwood was absent for a vote on Legal Aid, Sentencing & Punishment of Offenders Bill — Ensure Individuals Have Access to Legal Services They Need Show vote
  • On 17 Ebr 2012: Martin Horwood was absent for a vote on Legal Aid, Sentencing & Punishment of Offenders Bill — Legal Aid for Social Welfare Law Show vote
  • On 17 Ebr 2012: Martin Horwood was absent for a vote on Legal Aid, Sentencing & Punishment of Offenders Bill — Legal Aid for children Show vote
  • On 2 Tach 2011: Martin Horwood wedi pleidleisio to make legal aid available to cover the entirety of assistance required where people are deemed to have complex, interconnected needs, some of which do not usually attract aid. Show vote
  • On 2 Tach 2011: Martin Horwood was absent for a vote on Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 31 Hyd 2011: Martin Horwood was absent for a vote on Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill — Schedule 1 — Legal Aid in Clinical Negligence Cases Show vote
  • On 29 Meh 2011: Martin Horwood was absent for a vote on Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill — Second Reading Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 22 Ion 2014: Martin Horwood was absent for a vote on Civil Legal Aid (Merits Criteria) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations — Legal Aid In Cases With Borderline Prospect of Success Show vote
  • On 5 Rha 2012: Martin Horwood was absent for a vote on Civil Legal Aid (Merits Criteria) Regulations 2012 Show vote
  • On 31 Hyd 2011: Martin Horwood wedi pleidleisio to explicitly include threats plus financial and emotional abuse in the definition of domestic abuse used in relation to the award of civil legal aid to domestic abuse victims. Show vote

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