As someone involved with many others in the battle to protect Social Welfare Law from the wicked attacks made on it by Her Majesty's Government, I am delighted by the news that the superb websites (and Twitter accounts!), ilegal and mylegalforum are recombining to continue the fight for fairness and social justice.
Huge congratulations are due to Patrick, Nick and the rest of the team for the great work they have done in keeping this vital issue in the public eye. HMG would much rather there was as little publicity as possible, as Ministers continue their attempt to destroy this crucial area of our Legal System.
It is therefore exciting that Patrick has chosen NOW, some two months before Part 1 of LASPO comes into force, to strengthen the ilegal operation so that it can be even more effective in reaching out to both professionals and the public! It is so important that this fight continues and is kept in the public arena. We all know that “a perfect storm” is brewing. We need to have as much public knowledge and support as possible in order that when the storm breaks, we are ready and expert enough to build a system of Social welfare Law that can resist further attacks.
The restructured ilegal will play a crucial role in this noble enterprise. Please sign up as many people as you can!!