Dear Ministry of Defence,

You gave a figure of £1,831,520.46 as the cost to date end August 2010 in respect of Counsel paid by MOD in respect of TLQ/08/0023 AO and Others v's Ministry of Defence Royal Courts Of Justice Queen's Bench Division--Atomic Veterans Litigation Group.

Can you please update with the enhanced figure as of end October 2010 or your latest available please

Yours faithfully,

margaret

DBR-CLCP-Claims 2(Richards, Sarah Ms), Y Weinyddiaeth Amddiffyn

Dear Margaret

You asked the question below about the costs of Counsel in the Atomic
Veterans Group Litigation:

     You gave a figure of £1,831,520.46 as the cost to date end
August

2010 in respect of Counsel paid by MOD in respect of TLQ/08/0023 AO

and Others v's Ministry of Defence Royal Courts Of Justice Queen's

Bench Division--Atomic Veterans Litigation Group.

Can you please update with the enhanced figure as of end October

2010 or your latest available please

I can report that Counsel's fees relating to this case from 12 January
2005 until 28 October 2010 were £2,090,374.38 VAT inclusive.

If you are not satisfied with this response or you wish to complain about
any aspect of the handling of your request then you should contact me in
the first instance. If informal resolution is not possible and you are
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that any request for an internal review must be made within 40 working
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I hope that this information has satisfied your request.

Sarah Richards

Team Leader, Employer's Liability Team

Common Law Claims & Policy

Directorate of Business Resilience

Level 1, Zone I, Desk 11

Main Building

Whitehall

SW1A 2HB

 

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