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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Justice – in the House of Commons on 13th November 2018.

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Photo of Tim Loughton Tim Loughton Conservative, East Worthing and Shoreham

How do we have a “fair and more progressive” way to pay probate fees, as the Minister put it, when the fees for an estate worth £499,999 have risen from £215 to £750, and those for an estate worth £500,000—just £1 more —will rise to £2,500 for not a jot more work on behalf of the Government? How is that fair?