Legal Aid (Hansard, 3 December 1990)
HC Deb 03 December 1990 vol 182 c4W
Mr. Fraser

To ask the Attorney-General for the last five years for which figures arc available what has been the cost of legal aid for criminal cases in the Crown court(a) in total, (b) paid to solicitors and (c) paid to counsel.

The Attorney-General

The information requested is as follows:

£ million
Amounts paid to solicitors Amounts paid to counsel Total paid
1985–86 36.360 38.932 75.292
1986–87 42.601 49.226 91.827
1987–88 47.591 52.494 100.086
1988–89 52.591 66.706 119.297
1989–90 159.193 75.762 134.956
1 Provisional figures.

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