Judges: Housing

Constitutional Affairs written question – answered on 13th March 2007.

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Photo of Andrew Dismore Andrew Dismore Labour, Hendon

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs if she will assess the merits of providing judges with an accommodation allowance per night to be spent either on lodgings or on hotel accommodation at their discretion; if she will estimate the change in costs which would result from the introduction of such a system; and if she will make a statement.

Photo of Harriet Harman Harriet Harman Minister of State (Department of Constitutional Affairs), Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee

While the provision of judges' lodgings is kept under constant review, and the comparative cost of hotels considered, there is presently no intention to provide judges with an independent accommodation allowance while simultaneously running lodgings.

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