§ Lord Wilson of Langside
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What has been the cost to the Exchequer of criminal legal aid in Scotland in the years 1963–64, 1964–65, 1965–66 and 1981–82.
§ The Earl of Mansfield
Criminal legal aid was introduced in Scotland on 19th October 1964. Total payments for the relevant years were:
1964–65 £0.04m 1965–66 £0.24m 1981–82 £ll.65m