Ministry of Defence: Public Expenditure

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 16th January 2018.

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Photo of Tommy Sheppard Tommy Sheppard Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Cabinet Office), Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Scotland), Shadow SNP Spokesperson (House of Lords)

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many losses and special payments have been made by his Department in the 2017-18 financial year to date; and what the value of those losses and payments have been.

Photo of Lucy Frazer Lucy Frazer The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

Losses are a decrease in a resource or asset that are outside the normal operations of the business. A special payment is one made outside the normal activities of the business, for example a compensation payment.

Details of losses and special payments for the 2017/18 financial year are set out in the table below. This information covers 1 April to 30 September 2017. Please note that this information has not yet completed the internal validation process and may change.

Losses and special payments 2017/18

(a) Losses

Number of cases

£000

Total

6,931

2007

(b) Special Payments

Total

5,086

14,037

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