The cost of legal advice and services has been as follows:
|Legal advice||Other legal costs||Total costs||Carter- Ruck and Partners|
|2007-08 to date||243,337||309,266||552,603||21,517|
The other legal costs include fees paid in connection with the refurbishment of Norman Shaw South, and the construction of Portcullis House and the Visitor Reception Building. Details of similar costs prior to 2003 are not available.
Two previous answers on legal costs—