How the changes to probate could affect you
The proposals started life in 2016 and were as unpopular then as they continue to be now. At that time, the government consultation on the matter attracted a huge response, with an overwhelming 97.5 per cent of respondents opposing the then-proposed fees, with just 1.5 per cent agreeing. Hardly a vote-winner, writes Alice Wheatley.
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