Legal Costs: Article 50

Part of Attorney General – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 2nd February 2017.

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Photo of Justin Madders Justin Madders Shadow Minister (Health) 12:00 am, 2nd February 2017

I thank the Attorney General for his response, although I am not sure that we have got any closer to learning the figure. Given that every serious legal commentator in the land said that the Government’s appeal was doomed to fail, will he please explain to the House why it was so necessary to waste taxpayers’ money on funding the appeal?