Telephone: 0151 228 4811
19th July 2018
Ms. Alison Stevens
Dear Ms. Stevens,
Further to your request for information received on 19/06/2018 and allocated reference
number FoI-2018-4127 please find below our response to your question(s). Please accept
my apologies on behalf of the Trust for the delay in responding to your Freedom of
Information request. Questions and Responses
Dear Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust Could you please answer the following
questions with regards to this Freedom of Information request.
1.Could you please clarify how much money Alder Hey Hospital have spent on Legal fees
with regards to Baby AE over the last 12 weeks with reference to termination of life
Please give statistics since my last FOI was. Sent in April.2018.
The Trust can confirm that it engaged external lawyers to represent it in multiple sets of
court proceedings concerning the care of Alfie Evans and to provide related legal advice
As of the date of your request, the Trust’s records indicate that a total
sum of £218,110.77
(excluding VAT) including disbursements such as counsel and court fees has been
invoiced in relation to both the court proceedings and related legal advice and support.
If you have any queries about this response or wish to discuss your request further please
contact the Information Governance team.
If you are unhappy with the response provided, you are entitled, under the Freedom of
Information Act to request an internal review.
Information Governance Team
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