HC Deb 05 May 1987 vol 115 c330W
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
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.

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