Legal Aid Scheme: Immigration:Written question - 139018

Q
(Leeds East)
Asked on: 27 April 2018
Ministry of Justice
Legal Aid Scheme: Immigration
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many immigration law legal aid providers there were in each year since 2010, broken down by procurement area.
A
Answered by: Lucy Frazer
Answered on: 08 May 2018

The number of offices holding a legal aid contract in the immigration category according to which procurement area and access point area they fell under is shown below. The Lord Chancellor has confirmed that we are conducting an evidence-based review which will examine the impact of the changes made by LASPO including those on providers.

Procurement Area Name

Access Point Name

2010/11

2011/12

2012/13

2013/14

2014/15

2015/16

2016/17

2017/18

2018/19

Cedars

Non Fast Track

2

2

2

2

London and South East England

Berkshire

2

3

2

London and South East England

Buckinghamshire

3

3

3

2

2

2

2

2

2

London and South East England

Hampshire

1

1

1

London and South East England

Hampshire, Southampton, Portsmouth & Isle of Wight

3

3

4

2

2

2

London and South East England

London

130

135

126

174

162

145

131

119

98

London and South East England

Mid and South West Kent

2

2

2

London and South East England

Mid, South West and Coastal Kent

4

4

4

4

4

4

London and South East England

Oxfordshire

1

2

2

London and South East England

Oxfordshire & Berkshire

4

4

4

3

2

2

London and South East England

Portsmouth & Isle of Wight

1

1

London and South East England

Southampton

2

2

2

London and South East England

Surrey

3

3

3

London and South East England

Surrey & Sussex

4

4

4

3

2

1

London and South East England

Sussex

2

2

2

London and South East England

The Kent Coast

1

1

Midlands and East of England

Bedfordshire

5

5

6

Midlands and East of England

Bedfordshire & South Hertfordshire

12

11

10

8

6

6

Midlands and East of England

Cambridgeshire

2

2

1

Midlands and East of England

Cambridgeshire & Northamptonshire

7

6

1

1

1

1

Midlands and East of England

City of Leicester

4

4

3

7

6

5

4

4

2

Midlands and East of England

City of Stoke-on-Trent

2

2

2

3

2

1

1

1

1

Midlands and East of England

Coventry

5

5

3

5

5

5

5

5

4

Midlands and East of England

Derby and South Derbyshire

1

1

Midlands and East of England

Greater Nottingham

3

3

3

Midlands and East of England

Greater Nottingham, Derby & South Derbyshire

11

10

5

3

3

3

Midlands and East of England

Norfolk

1

1

1

Midlands and East of England

Northamptonshire

3

2

1

Midlands and East of England

South Hertfordshire

2

2

2

Midlands and East of England

South Staffordshire, Sandwell and Birmingham

15

22

19

39

34

28

25

24

22

Midlands and East of England

Suffolk

1

1

1

North East, Yorkshire and the Humber

County Durham East and Teesside

3

5

3

North East, Yorkshire and the Humber

County Durham East, Teesside, Tyne & Wear and Gateshead

15

15

13

12

11

10

North East, Yorkshire and the Humber

South Yorkshire

7

9

8

15

13

12

11

10

9

North East, Yorkshire and the Humber

Tyne & Wear and Gateshead

5

5

5

North East, Yorkshire and the Humber

West Yorkshire

8

13

12

30

26

22

22

22

20

North West England

East & West Lancashire

3

3

2

3

3

1

1

North West England

Greater Manchester

9

11

10

34

32

26

21

20

16

North West England

Merseyside

3

3

2

10

10

8

7

7

5

South West England

City of Bristol, Gloucestershire and North Somerset

9

8

7

7

7

7

South West England

City of Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset

3

4

4

South West England

City of Plymouth

2

1

2

South West England

City of Plymouth and Devon

6

6

7

6

6

5

South West England

Gloucestershire

1

1

1

Wales

Bridgend, Cardiff and South East Wales

5

5

5

12

11

10

9

9

9

Wales

Neath Port Talbot and Swansea

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

1

1

Wales

North East Wales

1

2

2

2

2

2

2

1

Grand Total

242

268

244

413

383

330

294

272

231

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