Department for Science, Innovation and Technology: Legal Costs

Department for Science, Innovation and Technology written question – answered am ar 21 Mawrth 2024.

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Photo of Jon Ashworth Jon Ashworth Shadow Paymaster General

To ask the Secretary of State for Science, Innovation and Technology, what the total cost to the public purse was for legal (a) support and (b) representation for Ministers in her Department and its predecessor department in relation to their official conduct in the last three financial years.

Photo of Andrew Griffith Andrew Griffith Minister of State (Department for Science, Innovation and Technology)

Such information is not centrally recorded or collated in the form requested. More generally, I would refer the hon. Member to the long-standing policies on legal expenditure, as set out recently by Cabinet Office Ministers on 12 March 2024, Official Report, PQ 17709 and 12 March 2024, Official Report, House of Lords, Cols.1901-1904.

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