Lyon Office

HM Treasury written question – answered on 23rd June 2015.

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Photo of Neil Gray Neil Gray Scottish National Party, Airdrie and Shotts

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what arrangements are in place for the transfer of fees paid to the Lord Lyon to his Department.

Photo of Damian Hinds Damian Hinds The Exchequer Secretary

The Court of the Lord Lyon is sponsored by the Scottish Government. Fees collected by the Court of the Lord Lyon are remitted to the Scottish Government on a monthly basis, with an annual income of around £70,000. This income is not transferred to the Treasury.

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