Legal Aid Scheme

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 30th January 2018.

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Photo of Laurence Robertson Laurence Robertson Conservative, Tewkesbury

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the cost to the public purse was of providing Legal Aid in each of the last three years for which figures are available.

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

This information is published by the Ministry of Justice in its Annual Report and Accounts, the most recent version of which can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/630239/moj-annual-report-2016-17.pdf

This is the total Resource Departmental Expenditure Limit (RDEL) and is taken from page 148 of the MoJ Annual Report and Accounts.

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