Legal Aid

House of Lords written question – answered on 1st February 2013.

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Photo of Lord Vinson Lord Vinson Conservative

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord McNally on 17 November 2010 (WA 213), what payments were made to public interest lawyers from civil legal aid in the past three years.

Photo of Lord McNally Lord McNally Deputy Leader of the House of Lords, The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, Liberal Democrat Leader in the House of Lords

The total amounts paid by the Legal Services Commission (LSC) to public interest lawyers in each of the past three years for undertaking civil legal aid work, was as follows:

2009-10 2010-11 2011-12
Total Payments (£) 253,526 450,142 320,702

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