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HM Courts Service: Consultants

Volume 494: debated on Wednesday 17 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how much HM Courts Service spent on consultants in each of the last five years. (280342)

HMCS came into existence in April 2005 and therefore figures prior to this date are not available.

Consultancy spend full year

HMCS (£ million)

2005-06

4.9

2006-07

3.3

2007-08

4.7

Data for April 2008 to March 2009 are currently unavailable. A manual data collection exercise for this period is scheduled to commence in the summer of 2009 with a target date for the availability of the data set of 31 October 2009.