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Austin Mitchell MP, chair of the National Legal Services Group, has called for the creation of a national legal service provided by salaried staff. He outlines his proposals in the February issue of Legal Action, the Legal Action Group's journal. He says such a service, made up of a network of law centres and a public defender service, would "spread the provision of legal services in the most efficient way, rather than on any basis of restrictive practice or status".