AQW 25178/11-15

Mr Steven Agnew
Green Party
North Down

Tabled Date: 02/09/2013
Answered On Date: 09/09/2013
Priority Written: No

To ask the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety how much his Department has spent on legal costs appealing the High Court decision ruling that the ban on civil partners adopting children was illegal.

The Department has spent circa £17K to date on legal costs in respect of the appeal proceedings