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John McDonnell: “I want to offer my support to the Greater Manchester Law Centre”

“I want to offer my support to the Greater Manchester Law Centre. “Why? Because law centres around the country, and I established one in my own constituency 30 years ago, provide essential legal advice to people but more importantly they raise awareness about peoples legal rights and campaign on issues that affect the local community.…

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Groups protest Universal Credit Evictions

Cross-city groups hold day of action against Universal Credit evictions

Press Release Issued 18th April 2018 The Greater Manchester Law Centre, Disabled People Against the Cuts, Acorn Tenants’ Union, Unite Community Union and the Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People carried out a day of action in Manchester city centre today, demanding that no one faces eviction as a result of delays to Universal Credit…

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Our project with law students: finalists in Pro Bono awards

As part of our Pro Bono Legal Advocacy Support Project (LASP) students from the Manchester Law School represent clients at appeal hearings who are due to have their Employment and Support Allowance reduced by the Department of Work and Pensions. The project affords students with a unique opportunity to put into practice the knowledge and…

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GMLC Twitter Feed

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RT @Amandas3791: Fantastic night, with @gmlawcentre at @UniversityofLaw Manchester with many great speakers @RichardBurgon #LordBach @Siobh…
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Our @gmlawcentre chair John Nicholson thanking the panel and closing with our appeal to fight together for free access to justice. We need your help. https://t.co/SQ8aEqOaxp https://t.co/NjYufrQ0ld
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Siobhán Taylor-Ward @SiobhanTWard passionately encouraging students to go into legal aid work even though it is really not easy, yet finding creative ways to build the next generation of @YLALawyers. https://t.co/vzqHhZegdF
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Pro bono work: do you want your pro bono doctor operate on your leg on a Saturday morning? The state needs to take care of access to justice and can’t rely only on the goodwill of Lawyers. #LegalAidFuture. https://t.co/RZfFyfftDY
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Lord William Bach @FightBach: The government seriously thought they could get rid of legal aid and cover it with pro bono, when public legal aid is needed. https://t.co/J58fghBI3p
Sponson GMLC for Great Manchester Run 10k
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