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Duration: 29 minutes

Join Mark Carruthers and guests on Thursdays for The View - the week's political news, comments and expert analysis. The View reports events at Stormont and Westminster and how they are affecting issues such as health and the economy. It follows the ups and downs of the political parties and debates the highs and lows of the political week. It also has an alternative view on the week's political headlines.

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Thu 29 Nov 2012 22:35 BBC One Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland HD only

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  • The minister takes on the legal profession again over legal aid

    Neither side says it wants confrontation - but the battle lines have been drawn. The Justice Minister wants to cut the legal aid bill for civil cases. That means, as a first step, reducing the number of barristers used in cases such as divorce and child custody hearings. But barristers say their input is essential and reject any claim they're overused.


Mark Carruthers


  • Thu 29 Nov 2012 22:35 BBC One Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland HD only

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