The Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) service is to be made safer, simpler and fit for the future under major reforms announced on the 20th July. This will include –
New and improved safeguards to protect against fraud and abuse
Simpler and easy to use processes
A shift to predominantly digital service
As part of these reforms, a 12-week consultation has been launched. You can share your views here (consultation open until 13 Oct 2021).