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Departmental Running Costs

Volume 403: debated on Monday 14 April 2003

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To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department what the running costs in 2002 were of (a) the Lord Chancellor's Department Ministers' private offices, separately identifying expenditure on staff, and (b) the Department. [106001]

WebsiteStart-up costsOperating costsVisits/hits
Child and Family Court Advisory£6,048 (+ VAT)September 2000 to September 2001:Figures not available as page
and Support Service (CAFCASS)£2,000impressions or visits
www.cafcass.gov.ukSeptember 2001 to present: £2,53212002–03:59,261 hits
(+ VAT) per month
Civil Justice Council£1,11622002–0312002–03: 34,114 visits
www.civiljusticecouncil.gov.uk
Civil Justice Council Costs website£9,971.422002–03: £3,000No figures available
Community Legal Service—Just Ask£1,500,000 (April 2000)2001–02: £888,000In page impressions:
www.justask.gov.uk(Legal Services Commission assumed4January 2001 to December 2001:
responsibility October 2001)498,641
2002–03 £700,0005January 2002 to December 2002:
(Includes staff and development986,407
costs)January 2003 to February 2003:
348,880
CLS—Legal Services Research£5002000–01: included in start-upNo figures available
Centre2001–02: £475
Council on Tribunals£6,418.97£1,253.30 pa62001–02: 14,890 visits
www.councilontribunals.gov.uk22002–032002–03: 18,108 visits
Court Service£18,542.251998–99: £15,404.6872000–01:351,662 visits
www.courtservice.gov.uk1999–2002: £12,000 p.a.2001–02:746,818 visits
22002–032002–03: 2,294,634 visits
Immigration Appellate AuthorityIncluded in Year 1 operating22002–0382002–03: 68,073 visits
www.iaa.gov.ukcosts
Judicial Studies Board£975 (October 1998)1998–99: £33092002–03:37,121 visits
www.jsboard.org.uk1999–2000: £1,985
2000–01: £500 2001–02: –1,200
2002–03: £1,3077
22003–04
Land Registry—main siteIn house (October 1996)1996–99: £5,000 p.a.1999–2000: 155,000 visits
www.landreg.gov.ukOctober 1999 to October 2000:2000–01: 305,000 visits
£ 1,000 p.a.2001–02: 670,000 visits
October 2000 to March 2001: £2,0002002–03: 1,000,000 visits
p.a.10
2001–02: £7,000
£2002–03: £12,000
Law Commission£2,400£10,675 pa2002–03: 322, 159 visits*
www.lawcom.gov.uk2002–03: See note 1*figures not available prior to
2002–03
Legal Services Commission£20,5772000–01: £91,925Figures not available as page
www.legalservices.gov.uk2001–02: £123,761impressions or visits
2002–03: £126,0002000–01: 966,661 hits*
2001–02: 11,819,895 hits
2002–03: 17,732,970 hits
*figures not available prior to

Gross administration costs (formerly known as running costs) for 2001–02, consistent with the audited departmental resource accounts, were as follows:

(a) Ministerial Private Offices (£000):

Staff costs £1,277

Other administration costs £343

Total gross administration costs £1,620

(b) The Department (£000):

Staff costs £246,745

Other administration costs £365,427

Total gross administration costs £612,172

Figures for 2002–03 will be published in departmental resource accounts in due course.