Legal costs regarding Supreme Court case: FOI release

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

Information requested

''Could you please provide me with the full legal costs, paid or to be paid by the Scottish Government, incurred as a consequence of the recent Supreme Court case regarding the competence of laws passed by the Scottish Parliament. Please include the total cost of all legal fees or charges, paid or invoiced so far, such as for external legal advice/opinions provided, representation in the case, expenses for counsel, court costs, etc.''


I enclose a copy of all of the information you requested.

The answer to your question is, the total legal costs, to date, accumulates to £97,850.00.

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