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Latest News

 

Monday, Nov 20, 2017

Office closed for St Andrew's Day holiday - Monday 27 November

Our office will be closed on Monday 27 November due to the St Andrew's Day holiday.

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Monday, Nov 20, 2017

Payment dates over the Festive period

Due to the public holidays over Christmas and New Year, payment dates for the profession will be altered.

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Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017

Recruitment process underway for new Board members

The Scottish Government is advertising for four new members of our Board.

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Friday, Nov 10, 2017

CLAO website maintenance - 25-26 November

The Civil Legal Assistance Office's website will be offline from 8am on Saturday 25 November until Sunday afternoon for scheduled maintenance by our web host.

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Friday, Nov 03, 2017

Annual Report 2016-17 published

The Scottish Legal Aid Board (SLAB) has published its Annual Report showing activity in the last financial year. The total cost to the taxpayer of legal assistance in Scotland was £135.7m in 2016-17, compared to £137.8 million in 2015-16.

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Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017

Evaluations of grant funding advice programmes published

Over 80% of people surveyed had their benefits and debt problems resolved after receiving advice from projects funded by the Scottish Government and the Money Advice Service.

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Friday, Sep 29, 2017

Code of Practice for Criminal Legal Assistance

A final draft of an updated Code of Practice for Criminal Legal Assistance has been submitted to Ministers for consideration and approval.

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Thursday, Sep 28, 2017

SLAB Corporate Plan 2017-20

The plan includes a new Purpose and Strategic Objectives for the organisation and covers a period of transition as we await the outcome of the independent review of legal aid in early 2018, and Ministers’ response to it.

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20, Nov, 2017

Office closed for St Andrew's Day holiday - Monday 27 November

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20, Nov, 2017

Payment dates over the Festive period

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14, Nov, 2017

Recruitment process underway for new Board members

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10, Nov, 2017

CLAO website maintenance - 25-26 November

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03, Nov, 2017

Annual Report 2016-17 published

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