Courts: Closures:Written question - 191970

Q
(Dwyfor Meirionnydd)
Asked on: 15 November 2018
Ministry of Justice
Courts: Closures
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of exiting leases, including dilapidation costs, as a result of the closure of (a) magistrate's courts, (b) county courts and (c) tribunal centres since 2010.
A
Answered by: Lucy Frazer
Answered on: 23 November 2018

Cost of exiting leases for financial year 2015/16 to October 2018

County courts

£609,000

Magistrates' courts

£4,400

Tribunals

£1,389,633

Total

£2,003,033

Due to changes in finance systems, the information requested relating to lease exiting costs for the financial years 2010/11 to 2014/15 could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.

Lease dilapidations costs for financial year 2010/11 to October 2018

County courts

£1,717,401

Magistrates' courts

£244,698

Tribunals

£1,653,291

Total

£3,615,390

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