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Hackney Law Centre
Hackney Community Law Centre is a charity providing free and independent legal advice and representation to residents of Hackney and surrounding boroughs.
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The UN has condemned Tory welfare policies. Labour must end this shame | Owen Jones | Opinion | The Guardian
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“The 2012 cuts to legal aid have had a devastating effect on family law,” Christina Blacklaws talks to (£) about the government's newly launched inquiry into domestic abuse cases in the family courts and
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Hackney Law Centre May 20
We're participating the walk on 17th June 2019! Please kindly sponsor us
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rightsnet May 3
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Nathaniel Mathews May 7
Fiercely proud. Last week homeless client instructs at 4pm homeless next day. Still not homeless. Council tenant evicted in 48 hours. Still not homeless. Keep the faith do the right thing and fear nobody. Peace love and respect.
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Heather Mendick #NotMeUs Apr 23
Monday 7-9pm is the meeting where the decision to massively cut funding to Hackney Community Law Centre () will be scrutinised. If lots of people attend then this will show the council the level of community concern about this. DM me for more information.
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Clissold Labour Apr 24
For those residents quite rightly concerned about the reduction in funding of please see these papers for a public Scrutiny meeting on Monday 29th April
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Annie Blackmore Apr 17
Spectacular own goal from as cuts to are opposed by many lawyers and make headlines in local and national press. Let’s hope they see sense before this invaluable service is pushed off the cliff edge. Write to your councillors.
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Hackney Law Centre Apr 17
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Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC Apr 12
I’ve just learned of this devastating news abt cuts to thanks to this piece by Jon Robins in , & see I’ve written to my councillors (incl ) to register my serious concern. *Thread* 1/
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Ollie Persey Apr 13
Really sad that is facing possible closure following cuts by . This is an excellent thread on the value of to communities.
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Hackney Law Centre Apr 12
Toppling the fourth pillar | New Law Journal
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Jeremy Ogilvie-Harris Apr 12
Hackney Council are cutting the funding by 45%. This threatens vital legal services provided to those who are underprivileged. Free legal advice is key to assuring in our democracy. Please share to help the Law Centre
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Hackney Gazette Apr 11
‘What will people like me do?’ Clients react to shock cuts to Hackney Community Law Centre
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The Justice Gap Apr 11
Hackney Council has slashed 's funding by 45% from a ring-fenced advice budget after a highly controversial 'system-based' review. Its decision threatens a much cherished law centre that's been at the heart of its community for 40 yrs Why?
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New Law Journal Apr 11
Toppling the fourth pillar: the legal advice sector has long since suffered from a difficult relationship with local authority support, says Jon Robins . Read the article in full for free at
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Akwaaba Apr 10
Hackney Community Law Centre provides essential legal support to many of our members. This is a terrible move from
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TheUnityProject Apr 10
We - for one - wouldn't be where we are or able to do what we do with . by would have repercussions in and beyond
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TheUnityProject Apr 10
: We - for one - wouldn't be where we are, or able to do what we do, without . will have huge repercussions in and beyond
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Hackney Law Centre Apr 10
Supporting message from - HCLC has played an essential role in supporting our project & any reduction in their capacity - inevitable if their budget is cut so drastically - would have a direct and detrimental effect on our important work.
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