Civil Proceedings: Fees and Charges:Written question - 26221

Asked by Frank Field
Asked on: 08 February 2016
Ministry of Justice
Civil Proceedings: Fees and Charges
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on access to justice for people on low incomes of the Government's proposals to (a) increase the small claims court threshold and (b) remove the right to general damages for soft tissue injuries.
Answered by: Dominic Raab
Answered on: 16 February 2016

The Government will consult on the detail of the new reforms in due course, including any necessary safeguards. The consultation will be accompanied by an impact assessment.

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