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Court support service under threat as Ministry of Justice pulls funding

Exclusive: Support Through Court, which helps people unable to afford lawyers, warns of ‘devastating impact’

  • ‘I’m so desperate’: Britons facing court alone who rely on helpline

A court support service that helps thousands of people who cannot afford a lawyer is under threat after having its government funding pulled, the Guardian has learned.

It comes as the number of people struggling to get justice without a lawyer has soared following swingeing cuts to legal aid in 2013.

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