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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-17more like thismore than 2019-01-17
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Ministry of Defence: Legal Costs more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the highest hourly rate paid for legal advice was by (a) his Department and (b) each of his Department's arms length bodies in 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 209814 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-24more like thisremove minimum value filter
unstar this property answer text <p>The highest hourly rate paid for legal advice by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) was £<del class="ministerial">580.</del><ins class="ministerial">597.</ins></p><p> </p><p>The highest hourly rate paid for legal advice by the MOD’s arms length bodies is:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Name of Arms Length Body</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Highest Rate</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Defence Electronics and Components Agency</p></td><td><p>£295</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Defence Science and Technology Laboratory</p></td><td><p>£148</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>National Army Museum</p></td><td><p>£550</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>National Museum of the Royal Navy</p></td><td><p>£580</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oil and Pipelines</p></td><td><p>£250</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Royal Air Force Museum</p></td><td><p>£280</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Royal Hospital Chelsea</p></td><td><p>£530</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Single Source Regulations Office</p></td><td><p>£450</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>United Kingdom Hydrographic Office</p></td><td><p>£675</p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2019-01-24T16:35:44.157Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-24T16:35:44.157Z
star this property question first ministerially corrected
less than 2019-03-28T17:00:18.367Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-28T17:00:18.367Z
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1487
star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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97151
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon remove filter
1125240
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Joseph McCann more like this
unstar 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 Secretary of State for Justice, when the decision was taken to release Joseph McCann. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 252002 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-17more like thismore than 2019-05-17
unstar this property answer text <p>In accordance with the sentence of the Court, Joseph McCann was released on 15 February 2019, after he had completed half (less time spent on remand) of a three-year determinate sentence for burglary imposed on 25 January 2018. On release, he was supervised by the National Probation Service (NPS)</p><p> </p><p>When charged with that offence and remanded into custody on 21 August 2017, he was being supervised on licence by the NPS as part of the sentence of Imprisonment for Public Protection (IPP) which he received on 26 September 2008. An offender on an IPP licence is not recalled automatically when he is charged with a further offence or offences. The probation officer will consider whether the alleged further offences, prior offending and the offender’s current behaviour show that his risk has escalated to the point where he needs to be recalled to protect the public. The decision on whether to recall an offender is to be based on a robust assessment of risk and to reflect the professional judgment of a trained probation officer.</p><p> </p><p>The NPS has undertaken an urgent review to establish why Mr McCann was not recalled to custody, either when remanded into custody on 21 August 2017 or when he was sentenced on <ins class="ministerial">25 January 2018</ins> <del class="ministerial">15 February 2018</del>. Mr McCann has now been charged with a number of very serious offences committed on or after 21 April this year. This has triggered a mandatory serious further offence (SFO) review, under the Probation SFO Review Procedures. The SFO review will consider in greater depth than has thus far been possible, including by interviewing relevant members of staff, the question of whether Mr McCann should have been recalled to custody when charged with and subsequently convicted of the burglary offence. Typically, an SFO review is completed within three months of an offender being charged with an SFO.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2019-05-17T13:45:21.653Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-17T13:45:21.653Z
star this property question first ministerially corrected
less than 2019-06-12T14:34:20.463Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-12T14:34:20.463Z
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4106
star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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118714
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
star this property answering member
4106
star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
star this property tabling member
4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon remove filter
1125241
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Joseph McCann more like this
unstar 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 Secretary of State for Justice, who took the decision not to refer the question of Joseph McCann's release to the Parole Board. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 252003 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-17more like thismore than 2019-05-17
unstar this property answer text <p>In accordance with the sentence of the Court, Joseph McCann was released on 15 February 2019, after he had completed half (less time spent on remand) of a three-year determinate sentence for burglary imposed on 25 January 2018. On release, he was supervised by the National Probation Service (NPS)</p><p> </p><p>When charged with that offence and remanded into custody on 21 August 2017, he was being supervised on licence by the NPS as part of the sentence of Imprisonment for Public Protection (IPP) which he received on 26 September 2008. An offender on an IPP licence is not recalled automatically when he is charged with a further offence or offences. The probation officer will consider whether the alleged further offences, prior offending and the offender’s current behaviour show that his risk has escalated to the point where he needs to be recalled to protect the public. The decision on whether to recall an offender is to be based on a robust assessment of risk and to reflect the professional judgment of a trained probation officer.</p><p> </p><p>The NPS has undertaken an urgent review to establish why Mr McCann was not recalled to custody, either when remanded into custody on 21 August 2017 or when he was sentenced on <ins class="ministerial">25 January 2018</ins> <del class="ministerial">15 February 2018</del>. Mr McCann has now been charged with a number of very serious offences committed on or after 21 April this year. This has triggered a mandatory serious further offence (SFO) review, under the Probation SFO Review Procedures. The SFO review will consider in greater depth than has thus far been possible, including by interviewing relevant members of staff, the question of whether Mr McCann should have been recalled to custody when charged with and subsequently convicted of the burglary offence. Typically, an SFO review is completed within three months of an offender being charged with an SFO.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2019-05-17T13:45:21.73Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-17T13:45:21.73Z
star this property question first ministerially corrected
less than 2019-06-12T14:34:30.427Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-12T14:34:30.427Z
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4106
star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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118715
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
star this property answering member
4106
star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
star this property tabling member
4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon remove filter
1125243
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
star this property answering body
Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Joseph McCann more like this
unstar 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 Secretary of State for Justice, what the (a) scope, (b) timescale and (c) remit is of the urgent review into the reported mistaken release of Joseph McCann. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 252005 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-17more like thismore than 2019-05-17
unstar this property answer text <p>In accordance with the sentence of the Court, Joseph McCann was released on 15 February 2019, after he had completed half (less time spent on remand) of a three-year determinate sentence for burglary imposed on 25 January 2018. On release, he was supervised by the National Probation Service (NPS)</p><p> </p><p>When charged with that offence and remanded into custody on 21 August 2017, he was being supervised on licence by the NPS as part of the sentence of Imprisonment for Public Protection (IPP) which he received on 26 September 2008. An offender on an IPP licence is not recalled automatically when he is charged with a further offence or offences. The probation officer will consider whether the alleged further offences, prior offending and the offender’s current behaviour show that his risk has escalated to the point where he needs to be recalled to protect the public. The decision on whether to recall an offender is to be based on a robust assessment of risk and to reflect the professional judgment of a trained probation officer.</p><p> </p><p>The NPS has undertaken an urgent review to establish why Mr McCann was not recalled to custody, either when remanded into custody on 21 August 2017 or when he was sentenced on <ins class="ministerial">25 Jarnuary 2018</ins> <del class="ministerial">15 February 2018</del>. Mr McCann has now been charged with a number of very serious offences committed on or after 21 April this year. This has triggered a mandatory serious further offence (SFO) review, under the Probation SFO Review Procedures. The SFO review will consider in greater depth than has thus far been possible, including by interviewing relevant members of staff, the question of whether Mr McCann should have been recalled to custody when charged with and subsequently convicted of the burglary offence. Typically, an SFO review is completed within three months of an offender being charged with an SFO.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-05-17T13:45:21.767Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-17T13:45:21.767Z
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less than 2019-06-12T14:34:40.8Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-12T14:34:40.8Z
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4106
star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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118716
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
star this property answering member
4106
star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
star this property tabling member
4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon remove filter
1125244
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Joseph McCann more like this
unstar 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 Secretary of State for Justice, on what date was his Department informed of the release from prison of Joseph McCann. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 252006 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-17more like thismore than 2019-05-17
unstar this property answer text <p>In accordance with the sentence of the Court, Joseph McCann was released on 15 February 2019, after he had completed half (less time spent on remand) of a three-year determinate sentence for burglary imposed on 25 January 2018. On release, he was supervised by the National Probation Service (NPS)</p><p> </p><p>When charged with that offence and remanded into custody on 21 August 2017, he was being supervised on licence by the NPS as part of the sentence of Imprisonment for Public Protection (IPP) which he received on 26 September 2008. An offender on an IPP licence is not recalled automatically when he is charged with a further offence or offences. The probation officer will consider whether the alleged further offences, prior offending and the offender’s current behaviour show that his risk has escalated to the point where he needs to be recalled to protect the public. The decision on whether to recall an offender is to be based on a robust assessment of risk and to reflect the professional judgment of a trained probation officer.</p><p> </p><p>The NPS has undertaken an urgent review to establish why Mr McCann was not recalled to custody, either when remanded into custody on 21 August 2017 or when he was sentenced on <ins class="ministerial">25 January 2018</ins> <del class="ministerial">15 February 2018</del>. Mr McCann has now been charged with a number of very serious offences committed on or after 21 April this year. This has triggered a mandatory serious further offence (SFO) review, under the Probation SFO Review Procedures. The SFO review will consider in greater depth than has thus far been possible, including by interviewing relevant members of staff, the question of whether Mr McCann should have been recalled to custody when charged with and subsequently convicted of the burglary offence. Typically, an SFO review is completed within three months of an offender being charged with an SFO.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2019-05-17T13:45:21.527Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-17T13:45:21.527Z
star this property question first ministerially corrected
less than 2019-06-12T14:34:49.657Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-12T14:34:49.657Z
star this property answering member
4106
star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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118711
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
star this property answering member
4106
star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon remove filter
1137119
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-05more like thismore than 2019-07-05
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Wellingborough Prison: Contracts more like this
unstar 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 Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 21 May 2019 to Question 253599 on Glen Pava Prison and Wellingborough Prison: Contracts, on what date his Department plans to launch the mini-competition for the operation of the prison at Wellingborough. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 273807 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
unstar this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">The number of people convicted for offences under s41 of the Dentistry Act 1984 (“Unregistered person carrying on the business of dentistry”) over the last 3 years was 2; 1 in each of 2016 and 2017. It is not possible to identify whether these offences were specific to teeth whitening in centrally held data on court proceedings. </del><ins class="ministerial">We launched the mini-competition for the operation of the first new Resettlement Prison at Wellingborough on Friday 12 July 2019 and anticipate making the award to the successful operator in July 2020.</ins></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T16:21:59.623Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T16:21:59.623Z
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less than 2019-07-18T09:47:31.447Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T09:47:31.447Z
star this property answering member
4106
star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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129114
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
star this property answering member
4106
star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon remove filter
1019769
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-04more like thismore than 2018-12-04
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Coroners: Legal Costs more like this
unstar 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 Secretary of State for the Home Department, what his Department's annual spending was on legal representation for police forces and police staff at inquests relating to people who have died during or following police contact in the last five years for which information is available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 198896 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 2019-03-07more like thismore than 2019-03-07
unstar this property answer text <p>The Home Office has not provided funding to forces to cover legal costs relating to deaths during or after police contact.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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less than 2019-03-07T18:03:58.19Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-07T18:03:58.19Z
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1561
star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
star this property tabling member
4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon remove filter
1035329
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-04more like thismore than 2019-01-04
star this property answering body
Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Arms Length Bodies: Consultants more like this
unstar 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 Secretary of State for Justice, how much (a) his Department and (b) his Department's arm's length bodies spent on consultants in 2017-18. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 205346 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 2019-02-04more like thismore than 2019-02-04
unstar this property answer text <p>Total spent on Consultancy service during Financial Year 2017-18 for:</p><p> </p><ol><li><p>Ministry of Justice was £37,605,447.50</p><p> </p></li><li><p>Arm’s length bodies was £787,292.00</p><p> </p></li></ol><p>Consultancy Services, as used by the Ministry of Justice, are defined as externally sourced professional or expert advice across a range of specialist fields such as strategy, legal or HR.</p><p> </p><p>These specialist services are only used where there is no internal expertise, or where the nature of the advice is temporary or very specialist and does not warrant the permanent recruitment of Civil Servants.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-02-04T13:53:59.737Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-04T13:53:59.737Z
star this property answering member
4362
star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
star this property tabling member
4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon remove filter
1041294
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-14more like thismore than 2019-01-14
star this property answering body
Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Ministry of Justice: Legal Costs more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the highest hourly rate paid for legal advice was by (a) his Department and (b) each of his Department's arms length bodies in 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 208330 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 2019-03-29more like thismore than 2019-03-29
unstar this property answer text <p>The highest hourly rate paid for Legal Advice by Ministry of Justice and its Arm’s Length Bodies in 2018 was £360 (excluding VAT). <br> <br> <br> Please note that Ministry of Justice, uses Government Legal Advice Services Framework (RM3786) with maximum rate cards agreed with all suppliers on the framework.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
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less than 2019-03-29T17:32:50.497Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-29T17:32:50.497Z
star this property answering member
4362
star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
star this property tabling member
4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon remove filter
1043053
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-17more like thismore than 2019-01-17
star this property answering body
Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for International Trade: Legal Costs more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what the highest hourly rate was that (a) his Department and (b) each of his Department's arms-length bodies paid for legal advice in 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 209810 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 2019-01-25more like thismore than 2019-01-25
unstar this property answer text <p>The highest hourly rate paid by the Department for International Trade for external legal advice in 2018 was £816ph. This was for a piece of urgent foreign law advice for which it was not possible to use the usual Government Legal Services Panels. The advice was subject to an overall fee cap and only 4.4 hours was charged at the £816 hourly rate.</p><p> </p><p>The Department for International Trade does not currently have any arms-length bodies.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Meon Valley more like this
star this property answering member printed George Hollingbery more like this
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less than 2019-01-25T16:24:02.953Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-25T16:24:02.953Z
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4016
star this property label Biography information for George Hollingbery more like this
star this property tabling member
4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon remove filter