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Freedom of information request response - 06084

FOI request

FOI ID number
06084
Regarding
Legal Spending
Request
  1. Your in-house legal team (if you have one). Please could this be given for each of the past five financial years?
  2. Your external legal expenditure to include payments for external legal advisors or arms-length shared legal service team (if appropriate). Again, please could this be broken down for each of the past five financial years?
  3. In relation to the external legal expenditure, please could you provide a breakdown for each of the past five years as to how much was spent per area of council business? For example: planning = £1,000, education = £2,000, HR= £1,000.

Our response

Response
Ledger Year Area or Department 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Financial Year   2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Q1. In House Legal 130,257 116,642 91,848 115,596 109,451

 

Ledger Year Area or Department 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Financial Year   2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Q2 External Legal c2046 6,411 950 23,887 10,750 15,500
  00201-2045 1,600 5315 7,526 2,503 11,475

 

Ledger Year Area or Department 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Financial Year   2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Q3 Development Control       10,750 17,762
  VAT Claim     2,830    
  Treasury Management     5,000    
  Housing Benefit 1,511   6,057    
  Pollution (Env Health)   950      
  Land Charges 4,900        
  Land Management 1,600 770 830    
  General   4,545 696 2,503 7,963
  Company Issues     6,000    
  Elections         1,250
Response date
25 April 2019