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Equality and Human Rights Commission

Volume 707: debated on Tuesday 27 January 2009

Question

Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government how much was spent in (a) 2005, (b) 2006 and (c) 2007, on consultants' fees and staff costs preparing for the establishment of the Equality and Human Rights Commission. [HL98]

In 2005, no money was spent on consultants and staff costs in preparation for the establishment of the Equality and Human Rights Commission. In 2006, £1,810 was spent on consultants’ fees and £369,100 was spent in staff costs preparing for the establishment of the commission. In 2007, £1,828,825 was spent on consultants’ fees, and the commission's staff costs up to the establishment of the commission on 1 October 2007 were £8,397,505.