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Treasury: Human Rights Act 1998

HM Treasury written question – answered on 4th March 2016.

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Photo of Jon Ashworth Jon Ashworth Shadow Minister without Portfolio (Cabinet Office)

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many civil law suits have been brought against his Department based either wholly or partially on grounds provided by the Human Rights Act 1998; how many such suits were settled out of court before a court judgment was delivered; and how much such settlements have cost the public purse since 2010.

Photo of Harriett Baldwin Harriett Baldwin The Economic Secretary to the Treasury

The information requested is not available, as separate data for cases based wholly or partially on the Human Rights Act 1998 are not recorded.

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