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Legal Aid

Volume 711: debated on Wednesday 17 June 2009

Question

Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government how much funding was provided as legal aid in Northern Ireland in each of the past 10 years. [HL4048]

The funding provided to the Northern Ireland Legal Services Commission for legal aid in Northern Ireland in each of the past 10 years is as follows;

Financial Year

Legal Aid Fund £m

99-00

34.5

00-01

37.5

01-02

41.5

02-03

45.0

03-04

49.9

04-05

58.6

05-06

57.2

06-07

68.5

07-08

73.7

08-09

80.0