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Excellent speech by Ken Loach at the film awards

The Baftas went according to plan, if not exactly according to type, and the pundits’ predictions were largely correct, although it is sad that Moonlight did not get the silverware that it deserved. There was actually an interestingly political and dissentient flavour to the evening, with wins for I, Daniel Blake in the best British film category, occasioning a stirring…

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Greater Manchester Law Centre successful opening celebration – huge support from the local community

Greater Manchester Law Centre successful opening celebration – huge support from the local community Over 500 hundred people attended the opening celebration of the new Law Centre in Moss Side, Manchester on Saturday 11th February 2017. Patrons Michael Mansfield QC, renowned human rights lawyer and one of the founders of the Law Centre movement, and Maxine Peake, star…

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“‘We will have access to justice’: Greater Manchester Law Centre opens”

The Greater Manchester Law Centre opened its doors to the public this weekend becoming the third new centre to join the network post-LASPO. ‘Legal aid has been cut and cut again,’ commented John Nicholson, the law centre’s chair. ‘Now – when people are facing vicious benefit sanctions, homelessness, escalating racism, cuts in health and education…