Cost of Prosecution

Mark Russell made this Freedom of Information request to Health and Care Professions Council

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Dear Health and Care Professions Council,

Please provide the following information:

1. All costs relating to the Prosecution of HCPC -v- Mark Russell , including:

a. Counsel Costs for both prosecutions
b. Solicitor costs (to BDB Law)
c. Travel, accommodation and other expenses for employees and legal agents incurred in the Prosecution

Yours faithfully,

Mark Russell

FOI, Health and Care Professions Council

Dear Mr Russell

 

Thank you for your email of 10 August 2016 in which you ask for all costs
relating to the HCPC hearing of Mark Russell.

 

We are treating this as a request under the Freedom of Information Act
2000.

 

We will deal with your request as promptly as possible and, at the latest,
within 20 working days. If you have any queries about your request please
contact us using this email address, or the address below.

The reference number for your request is FR04765.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Maxine Pryce

Information Governance Officer

 

Health and Care Professions Council

Park House, 184 Kennington Park Road

London SE11 4BU

[1]www.hcpc-uk.org

 

 

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FOI, Health and Care Professions Council

Dear Mr Russell

 

Thank you for your email of 10 August 2016, in which you ask for all costs
relating to the HCPC hearing of Mark Russell.

 

Your request has been handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
(FOIA).

 

Please find below our response to your questions.

 

Costs of prosecution before Westminster Magistrates’ Court in 2013

 

·         Solicitors’ fees: £18,433 plus VAT

 

·         Counsel’s fees: £4,824.75 plus VAT

 

·         Other expenses: £215.90

 

Costs of re-prosecution and appeals

 

·         Solicitors’ fees: £91,954.20 plus VAT

 

·         Counsel’s fees: £53,078.68 plus VAT

 

·         Other expenses: £3,222.82

 

 

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Secretariat Department

Health and Care Professions Council

Park House

184 Kennington Park Road

London

SE11 4BU

 

Email: [1][email address]

 

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Yours sincerely

 

Maxine Pryce

Information Governance Officer

 

Health and Care Professions Council

Park House, 184 Kennington Park Road

London SE11 4BU

[3]www.hcpc-uk.org

 

 

 

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