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Developing a strategy for access to advice and support on Social Welfare Law in England and Wales


The Low Commission on the Future of Advice and Legal Support

We are pleased to announce the publication of the final report of the Commission. Lord Low would like to thank the trusts and foundations which gave financial support and all those who have contributed to the work of the Commission. Lord Low will be leading some follow-up work to ensure that his report’s recommendations are implemented, please continue to check this site for updates.

Low Commission Final Report

Low-Commission-Report-FINAL-VERSION.pdf (Adobe PDF - 567Kb) Low Commission Final Report

Low Commission Press Release

Low-Commission-Press-Release.pdf (Adobe PDF - 41Kb) Low Commission Press Release

Welcome from Lord Low

The Commission’s work covers: asylum, benefits, community care, debt, education (including special educational needs), employment, housing and immigration. The Commission will take a wide view of its brief, looking at ways of reducing demand for advice and legal support in these areas, as well as investigating new approaches to delivery and funding.

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