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Gender Representation on Public Board (Scotland) Act 2018 judicial review legal costs: FOI release

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

Published:
15 Apr 2021
Gender Representation on Public Board (Scotland) Act 2018 judicial review legal costs: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202100167359
Date received: 1 Mar 2021
Date responded: 23 Mar 2021
Information requested

Information on how much the Scottish Government has spent on legal bills defending the judicial review on the Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Act 2018? This should cover the period up until the substantive hearing on 7th and 8th January 2021.

Response

The Scottish Government has spent £32,819 on legal costs for the judicial review on the Gender Representation on Public Board (Scotland) Act 2018.

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