Criminal Proceedings: Fees and Charges

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 9th November 2015.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Lord Allen of Kensington Lord Allen of Kensington Labour

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to bring forward their review of the mandatory criminal courts charge.

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

It is right that we find better ways to pay the costs of running our criminal courts, and the introduction of this charge has made it possible to recover some of the costs from offenders, which reduces the burden on taxpayers. The Government is keeping the operation of the criminal courts charge under review.

Does this answer the above question?

Yes0 people think so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.