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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-02-23more like thismore than 2015-02-23
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Civil Proceedings: Fees and Charges more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the likely effect of the proposed increase in court fees for bringing money claims over the value of £10,000 on the ability of people on low incomes to make such claims. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Mr Frank Field remove filter
star this property uin 224889 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-02more like thismore than 2015-03-02
star this property answer text <p /> <p>90% of money claims are for sums of less than £10,000 and will therefore be unaffected by these plans.</p><p>In order to protect access to justice, a system of fee waivers is available to those unable to afford court fees. Eligibility is based on an individual’s ability to pay, and the scheme is targeted towards those in households on low incomes who are in receipt of certain state benefits. Applicants will also be subject to an assessment of the value of their disposable capital assets with a higher threshold applying to those aged 61 or over.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this