CILEx regularly responds to government consultations on behalf
of its members. CILEx members with practical experience and
knowledge are invited to submit views for consideration in the
CILEx response. To add your views on any current papers click
on the paper below.
If you know of any other current consultation
papers affecting your area of practice, which you think raise
important issues for CILEx members, please contact the Corporate
Affairs Department at Kempston Manor, Kempston, Bedford MK42 7AB or
telephone 01234 845708/764 or email email@example.com
Here is where members can keep up to date on active
consultations, and contribute your own views.
If you are an CILEx member and would like to get involved, or
have any views you would like to share, please contact our
Corporate Affairs team at firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: 8 October
The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) and HM Courts
and Tribunal Service (HMCTS) are holding a consultation on the
closure of 91 courts and tribunals across England and Wales.
Deadline: Monday 2 November
The Law Commission is consulting in its
proposals for a framework to replace the current Deprivation of
Liberty Safeguards (‘DoLS’), which were introduced to protect
people who lack mental capacity, but who need to be deprived of
their liberty so they can be given care and treatment in a hospital
or care home.
Deadline: Friday 4
The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has brought
forward its planned six-month review of MedCo amidst concerns that
its policy objectives and the public confidence in MedCo could be
undermined by new business practices which have emerged within the
As part of an on-going review, CILEx’s legal
aid working party are to consider the impact of the Government’s
legal aid changes, and are asking CILEx members to provide evidence
from their experience that demonstrates the impact of the cuts.
You can access CILEx's responses to previous consultations
(dating back to 2008) here.
You can access an archive of consultations that CILEx has
responded to (dating back to 2008) here.