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

The Low Commission on the Future of Advice and Legal Support has been established to develop a strategy for access to advice and support on Social Welfare Law in England and Wales.

For the purposes of its inquiry, the Low Commission considers Social Welfare Law to include: asylum, benefits, community care, debt, education (including special educational needs), employment, housing and immigration.

The Low Commission will be chaired by Lord Colin Low and is made up of eight other Commissioners with expertise in this area. The Low Commission is independent of Government, political parties and advice providers. More information is available on the Commissioners page.

The Secretariat to the Low Commission is based at the offices of Legal Action Group.