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Judicial review launched by Compassion in World Farming: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Published:
17 Mar 2021
Judicial review launched by Compassion in World Farming: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/20200009176
Date received: 28 Sep 2020
Date responded: 26 Oct 2020
Information requested

Total legal costs in relation to the judicial review proceedings launched by Compassion in World Farming over live calf exports. This should include the cost of hiring legal representation.

Compassion in World Farming launched judicial review proceedings in February. Please see background here:
https://www.ciwf.org.uk/media/press-releases/2020/09/compassion-in-world-farming-welcomes-a-halt-to-cruel-live-calf-exports-following-legal-challenge

Response

The Scottish Government has paid out £50,769 on legal and court fees for this case.

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