Ministry of Justice: Public Expenditure

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 4 September 2023.

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Photo of Steve Reed Steve Reed Shadow Secretary of State for Justice, Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to the audit findings set out on page 7 of the National Audit Office's report entitled Ministry of Justice Departmental Overview 2021-22, published in January 2023, if he will make an estimate of the total number of losses of more than £300,000 by his Department in each financial year since 2010.

Photo of Mike Freer Mike Freer Assistant Whip, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

The losses greater than £300,000 are disclosed in the MOJ annual report and accounts each year. The accounts are published on The links below take you to each set of accounts. Page numbers for the losses disclosure is shown below. The losses for 2022-23 will be published when the MOJ Annual Report and Accounts 2022-23 is laid later this year.


Page number

Link to accounts


Page 118

Annual Report 2021-22


Page 123

Annual Report 2020-21


Page 130

Annual Report 2019-20


Page 100

Annual Report 2018-19


Page 85

Annual Report 2017-18


Page 77

Annual Report 2016-17


Page 69

Annual Report 2015-16


Page 113

Annual Report 2014-15


Page 117

Annual Report 2013-14


Page 139

Annual Report 2012-13


Page 141

Annual Report 2011-12


Page 170

Annual Report 2010-11

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