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Bloody Sunday Tribunal of Inquiry

Volume 482: debated on Tuesday 11 November 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what the costs of the Saville Inquiry have been for each calendar month since February 2005, broken down by category of expenditure. (234917)

I am advised that the costs of the inquiry for each calendar month since February 2005 have been as follows:

NIO funding to the inquiry

MOD legal costs

Total

2008-09

April

499,141

25,377

524,518

May

332,889

11,454

344,343

June

189,141

18,812

207,953

July

375,454

21,150

396,604

August

346,626

22,358

368,984

September

406,974

27,884

434,858

Total

2,150,225

127,035

2,277,260

2007-08

April

286,425

20,946

307,371

May

325,249

25,896

351,145

June

300,272

15,978

316,250

July

940,194

27,058

967,252

August

338,424

22,305

360,729

September

507,882

17,983

525,865

October

234,884

25,629

260,513

November

462,529

22,189

484,718

December

239,949

21,362

261,311

January

453,054

25,255

478,309

February

599,295

23,167

622,462

March

365,839

22,194

388,033

Total

5,053,994

269,962

5,323,956

2006-07

April

351,827

22,192

374,019

May

4,033,188

24,689

4,057,877

June

706,742

26,602

733,344

July

353,425

42,161

395,586

August

954,094

18,323

972,417

September

330,117

21,305

351,422

October

219,749

29,300

249,049

November

716,369

25,984

742,353

December

576,040

27,861

603,901

January

415,493

27,826

443,319

February

360,675

20,670

381,345

March

501,147

18,293

519,440

Total

9,518,866

305,206

9,824,072

2005-06

April

551,126

38,093

589,219

May

448,943

27,278

476,221

June

665,401

60,196

725,597

July

762,083

53,926

816,009

August

1,201,478

27,437

1,228,915

September

574,566

11,327

585,893

October

662,000

30,054

692,054

November

488,252

31,803

520,055

December

455,719

47,323

503,042

January

439,321

31,390

470,711

February

456,188

36,448

492,636

March

456,892

26,650

483,542

Total

7,161,969

421,925

7,583,894

2004-05

February

1,629,280

31,696

1,660,976

March

698,762

70,821

769,583

Total

2,328,042

102,517

2,430,559

NIO funding to the inquiry covers expenditure by the Bloody Sunday inquiry, including staff, accommodation, IT, travel and legal costs for some participants.