Laspo bill delayed until April 2013

Houses of Parliament

Lord Wallace of Tankerness told the House of Lords stakeholders would need more time to implement the changes laid out in the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders (Laspo) Bill.

He said: “We believe that these are important measures and we want to implement them as soon as possible in order to control the costs of civil litigation.

“We wish to make sure that we get the details of these regulations and rules right, and that will inevitably take some time.”

John Spencer, director of

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