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Legal Costs

Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 18th July 2013.

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Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Shadow Minister (London), Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice, Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much her Department spent in total on external legal advice (a) between 7 May 2010 and 4 September 2012 and (b) since 4 September 2012.

Photo of Hugh Robertson Hugh Robertson The Minister of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport

The Department has spent the following amounts on external legal advice.

Account description From To Total amount (£)
External legal advice 7 May 2010 4 September 2012 1,683,494
  5 September 2012 30 June 2013 1,232,620

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