HL Deb 15 June 1998 vol 590 c119WA
Lord Rawlinson of Ewell

asked Her Majesty's Government:

On how many occasions since 1 June 1997 (a) the Attorney General or (b) the Solicitor General appeared as counsel in court, specifying the names of the cause and the court. [HL2183]

The Solicitor-General (Lord Falconer of Thoroton)

The Attorney General has appeared as counsel inAhmed v United Kingdom in the European Court of Human Rights.

I have appeared as counsel in R v Secretary of State for Transport ex parte Factortame in the Divisional Court and the Court of Appeal; in R v Customs and Excise ex parte Shepherd Neame in the Divisional Court; in Attorney General v Blake in the Court of Appeal; and in R v Lord Chancellor ex parte B in the Divisional Court.