HC Deb 21 October 1994 vol 248 c347W
Mr. Byers

To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department what was the value of legal aid made available to Kevin and Ian Maxwell for the engagement of lawyers to represent and prepare their appearance before Select Committees of the House.

Mr. John M. Taylor

Legal aid is not available for legal representation before Select Committees of the House of Commons. Therefore, no payment was made from the legal aid fund to the lawyers acting on behalf of Kevin and Ian Maxwell regarding their appearance before the Social Services Select Committee in 1992.

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