§ Mr. Alton
asked the Lord Privy Seal how many hours have been spent in Standing Committee and on the Floor of the House of Commons discussing the Criminal Justice Bill; and what was the cost to public funds.
§ Mr. Biffen
The information is as follows:
Hours spent discussing the Criminal Justice Bill Hours In Standing Committee 82.5 On the floor of the House of Commons 21.0
No sensible estimate of the cost to the taxpayers is readily available.