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SEP 05, 2013 - The Guardian

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Justice secretary scraps plan to award legal aid contracts to lowest bidder

Chris Grayling unveils new consultation after proposal for price-competitive tendering sparked protests from lawyersProposals to award legal aid contracts in criminal cases to the lowest bidder are to be scrapped, the justice secretary has confirmed.Unveiling a fresh consultation on legal aid, Chris Grayling told MPs he would drop the highly unpopular plan for price-competitive tendering that triggered mass street demonstrations by lawyers in London and Manchester.The MoJ is still seeking to make savings of £220m through cuts of 17.5% in fees paid for legal aid work which will now be phased ... Read More

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