We at the GMLC are a campaigning organisation. We are actively fighting Government cuts to legal aid and for the restoration of funding and support for all who need legal advice and representation. We are also fighting to change Government welfare reform policy. The vulnerable in our community face real hardship, and we are using our experience enact real change through strategic litigation. On this page you can find out all about our campaigning activities.

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Council report lays cost of welfare cuts bare

Liverpool is now the fourth most deprived borough in England. And austerity has hit the most vulnerable people the hardest since the current government came into power in 2010. But now, a damning report from Liverpool Council has shown just how badly the city has been hit. In a ground-breaking report, Liverpool Council found one out of every four households – 55,000…

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“Immigration Detention”

Andrew Langdon QC adds the Bar’s weight to a chorus of criticism on the intolerable state of immigration detention: no judicial scrutiny; no time limits; and scant access to justice I would like to devote this column to our treatment of immigrants whom we detain in Immigration Removal Centres (IRCs) and in prison. There are…