Skip to main content

Equality: Legal Costs

Volume 492: debated on Wednesday 20 May 2009

To ask the Minister for Women and Equality what the cost of the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) intervention in the case of (a) Basildon District Council v. McCarthy and Others [2009] EWCA and (b) Baker and Others v. Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and the London Borough of Bromley was; and which barristers were retained by the EHRC in relation to each case. (274630)

(a) Baker and Others v. Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and the London Borough of Bromley [2008]:

Cost—£13,605.00 including VAT

Barristers—Robin Allen QC and Catherine Casserley.

(b) Basildon District Council v. McCarthy and Others [2009]:

Cost—£7,840.00 including VAT

Barrister—Robin Allen QC.