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Courts: Finance

Volume 490: debated on Monday 30 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what the budget of (a) HM Courts Service in each area and (b) the Royal Courts of Justice group is for (i) 2007-08, (ii) 2008-09 and (iii) 2009-10. (263845)

The gross budgets for (i) 2007-08, (ii) 2008-09 and (iii) 2009-10 are shown in the following table by the main areas of business within HMCS and also the Royal Courts of Justice.

Total delegation

£000

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

Regions (excluding RCJ)

844,850

839,100

833,500

Royal Courts of Justice (RCJ)

56,734

54,818

56,000

Total

901,584

893,918

889,500

2009-10 figures are provisionally agreed and could possibly be altered to reflect in year movements by end of April 2009.