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star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2017-09-04more like thismore than 2017-09-04
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Government Departments: Legal Costs remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many court cases the Government has defended since 2010; and what the cost to the public purse was of each such case. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun more like this
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Alan Brown more like this
star this property uin 7101 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-18more like thismore than 2017-09-18
star this property answer text <p>Each Department is responsible for defending actions brought against them and makes their own arrangements for doing so. There is no central record of all court cases brought against the Government and therefore it is not possible to identify either the total number of cases or the cost of them.</p><p>However, most central government bodies instruct the Government Legal Department to conduct their litigation. Since the 2010-11 financial year the Government Legal Department has been instructed by government bodies in almost 200,000 cases costing about £570 million (including VAT).</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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less than 2017-09-18T11:35:43.927Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-18T11:35:43.927Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alan Brown more like this
76676
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2014-07-09more like thismore than 2014-07-09
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Government Departments: Legal Costs remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how much each Government department and its agencies spent on external legal advice and representation in each year since 2010; and for what purpose. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 204900 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-14more like thismore than 2014-07-14
star this property answer text <p>Expenditure incurred by other Government departments is not held by the Cabinet Office.</p><p>Spend incurred by my department on the items requested can only be obtained at disproportionate cost. However, my department has not spent money on World Cup Tickets.</p><p>This Government reduced the percentage of the Cabinet Office annual pay bill spent on in year rewards from 0.55%, prior to May 2010, to 0.25% now.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Horsham more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Francis Maude more like this
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204899 more like this
204901 more like this
204902 more like this
204903 more like this
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less than 2014-07-14T16:13:55.4357126Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-14T16:13:55.4357126Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Maude of Horsham more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this