HC Deb 01 August 1978 vol 955 cc229-30W
Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Attorney-General whether Mr. Dennis Hammerton, who sued in the High Court for damages when being shot in a field, received any legal aid for his law suit; if so, how much and on what basis; and what were the total costs to the taxpayer of this legal action.

Mr. Arthur Davidson

Mr. Hammerton received legal aid for his proceedings. The cost of those proceedings to the Legal Aid Fund cannot be established until the costs have been taxed.

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