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Written questions on the subject Legal Aid


 
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AQW 9221/16-21 Lord Morrow of Clogher Valley
(DUP - Fermanagh and South Tyrone)
To ask the Minister of Justice to detail the (i) cost; and (ii) breakdown of legal aid to date, in respect of Damien McLaughlin's charges before the courts relating to the murder of Prison Officer David Black.

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10/01/2017 Answered on 19/01/2017
AQW 9143/16-21 Lord Morrow of Clogher Valley
(DUP - Fermanagh and South Tyrone)
To ask the Minister of Justice to outline whether legal aid is suspended and/or stopped in instances where a defendant absconds in breach of bail.

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09/01/2017 Answered on 24/01/2017
AQO 924/16-21 Mr Gordon Dunne
(DUP - North Down)
To ask the Minister of Justice for an update on the reform of legal aid.

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09/01/2017 Answered on 17/01/2017
AQW 8938/16-21 Lord Morrow of Clogher Valley
(DUP - Fermanagh and South Tyrone)
To ask the Minister of Justice to detail the estimated impact on Legal Aid as a result of increased travel and subsistence costs from defence teams required to travel to various courts other than original divisions to accommodate judiciary that have carriage of specific cases but sitting in various locations, as a result of the introduction of a single jurisdiction.

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09/12/2016 Answered on 21/12/2016
AQW 6478/16-21 Mr Christopher Stalford
(DUP - South Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Justice to detail how much legal aid was granted to the recent failed legal challenge brought by Mr Raymond McCord concerning the triggering of Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon.

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28/10/2016 Answered on 10/11/2016
AQW 6420/16-21 Lord Morrow of Clogher Valley
(DUP - Fermanagh and South Tyrone)
To ask the Minister of Justice to outline the total legal aid costs to date for court challenges to the release of the Boston Tapes.

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28/10/2016 Answered on 08/11/2016
AQO 521/16-21 Mr Steve Aiken OBE
(UUP - South Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Justice for an update on how she is reducing the cost of the legal aid budget.

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13/10/2016 Answered on 24/10/2016
AQW 4814/16-21 Mr Barry McElduff
(SF - West Tyrone)
To ask the Minister of Justice for an assessment of whether her Department will ensure full access to justice in any review of the cost of legal aid.

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07/10/2016 Answered on 19/10/2016
AQO 402/16-21 Mr Gordon Dunne
(DUP - North Down)
To ask the Minister of Justice to outline how she plans to reduce the annual cost of legal aid.

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22/09/2016 Answered on 04/10/2016
AQW 4116/16-21 Lord Morrow of Clogher Valley
(DUP - Fermanagh and South Tyrone)
To ask the Minister of Justice for a breakdown of legal aid costs for Damien Fennell's current charges, including the costs or estimated costs of his failed application before Mr Justice Maguire on 27 September 2016.

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28/09/2016 Answered on 07/10/2016
AQW 3948/16-21 Lord Morrow of Clogher Valley
(DUP - Fermanagh and South Tyrone)
To ask the Minister of Justice to detail the legal aid costs for all court levels in Cian McCarthy's attempt to retrieve seized property.

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26/09/2016 Answered on 06/10/2016
AQO 270/16-21 Mr Jonathan Bell
(DUP - Strangford)
To ask the Minister of Justice for her assessment of the current legal aid budget.

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08/09/2016 Answered on 20/09/2016
AQW 3481/16-21 Lord Morrow of Clogher Valley
(DUP - Fermanagh and South Tyrone)
To ask the Minister of Justice for a breakdown of legal aid paid in respect of Mr Paul Anthony Adair through the course of his most recent conviction and appeal.

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20/09/2016 Answered on 04/10/2016
AQW 3402/16-21 Mr Robin Swann
(UUP - North Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Justice, in instances when a number of linked Family Cases are jointly proceeding through the Court System at the same hearing but were not all funded with legal aid, what scrutiny is the Legal Services Agency taking to ensure that public funds are not expended on the non-public aided element of the cases.

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19/09/2016 Answered on 04/10/2016
AQW 3401/16-21 Mr Robin Swann
(UUP - North Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Justice to list the (i) the dates; (ii) duration; and (iii) attendance for each of the Legal Aid Strategy Group meetings, in each of the last last five years.

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19/09/2016 Answered on 03/10/2016
AQW 2711/16-21 Mr Jim Allister
(TUV - North Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Justice how many applications for legal aid support for Judicial Review were (i) received; (ii) refused at first instance; and (iii) permitted on appeal, in each of the last five years.

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09/09/2016 Answered on 21/09/2016
AQW 2185/16-21 Mr Doug Beattie MC
(UUP - Upper Bann)
To ask the Minister of Justice whether she plans to reform legal aid following the findings of the recent Northern Ireland Audit Office report.

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30/06/2016 Answered on 18/07/2016
AQW 2031/16-21 Ms Carla Lockhart
(DUP - Upper Bann)
To ask the Minister of Justice how many times the Legal Aid Strategy Group has met in the last 12 months.

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29/06/2016 Answered on 07/07/2016
AQW 1862/16-21 Mr Sydney Anderson
(DUP - Upper Bann)
To ask the Minister of Justice for her assessment of the recent Audit Office report on legal aid fees.

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27/06/2016 Answered on 07/07/2016
AQW 1814/16-21 Lord Morrow of Clogher Valley
(DUP - Fermanagh and South Tyrone)
To ask the Minister of Justice for a breakdown of the legal aid costs to date in the case against Eamon Foley for the current charges of failing to sign the sex-offender register and breaching of Sexual Offences Prevention Order within the Fermanagh and Tyrone Court Division.

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27/06/2016 Answered on 07/07/2016
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