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Costs incurred by the Inquests

In the interests of openness the Secretary to the Inquests has decided to publish a broad overview of costs so far incurred by the Inquests into the deaths of Diana, Princess of Wales and Mr Dodi Al Fayed. We are unable to provide a more detailed breakdown because of commercial confidentiality. These costs will be updated regularly.

Costs incurred from 1 July 2007 to 30 April 2008

Staff £265,107.39
External legal services £1,851,866.84
IT Services £698,784.24
Video Conferencing and special visits £714,327.18
Consultancy £110,172.00
Running costs £775,314.37
Total £4,415,572.02

NB: A total cost of £187,464.00 was incurred by Lord Justice Scott Baker and the previous coroner, Lady Butler-Sloss, up to the 30 June 2007. These are not included in the figures above.

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