Jack Straw told a fringe meeting at Labour's conference in
Bournemouth that legal aid costs had risen from £138m in 1980 to £2.2bn
in 2005 – a rise of 429%.
He urged the legal profession to help him find out why England and Wales spends so much more than other nations.
ITS BECAUSE YOU INTRODUCED 26,000 NEW LAWS AND 3000 NEW CRIMINAL OFFENCES. Doh…..
You can read the rest of the story here, its so damn stupid I can't type for laughing at the man.
How can you take a man like this seriously. Government of all the talents my arse.
NuLab – Destroying Britain from the inside out.