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Departments: Legal Costs

Volume 461: debated on Monday 18 June 2007

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much was spent by his Department on legal fees in each of the last five years. (139389)

The Treasury’s spending on external legal advice in 2006-07 was £698,000. For the earlier years, I refer to the answer I gave the hon. Member for Monmouth (David T.C. Davies) on 19 December 2006, Official Report, column 1738W.