Costs

This section will set out the expenditure for the Inquiry. Only expenditure authorised though, or on behalf, the Inquiry Secretariat will be included in these figures. The first set of costs will be published at the end of the financial year 2016-17.

The Inquiry provides funding for the Solicitors and Counsel to the Inquiry and in addition only funds representation for Core Participants and witnesses if the Chairman makes such an award in accordance with the provisions of s40 of the Inquiries Act 2005.

The Home Secretary has made an Determination under Section 40(4) of the Inquiries Act 2005 setting out the qualifications and conditions under which the Chairman should make awards for legal representation.

The Inquiry has set out the details in a Costs Protocol.