Employment Tribunals Service: Fees and Charges

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 25th June 2015.

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Photo of Lord Lester of Herne Hill Lord Lester of Herne Hill Liberal Democrat

To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Faulks on 10 June (HL23), how many applications for waivers of employment tribunal fees have been made since the fees were increased; and how many of those were granted.

Photo of Lord Faulks Lord Faulks The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

Since the fees were introduced in 2013 there have been 17,869 applications for a fee remission to issue proceedings. Of these, 6,536 were granted either in full or in part. There have also been 3,912 applications for a fee remission for a hearing, of which 2,766 were granted in full or in part.

These figures are published in the latest quarterly Tribunal statistics bulletin which is available online.

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