Rt Hon David Lammy MP
Shadow Secretary of State for Justice & Shadow Lord Chancellor
(via email)

29 July 2021

Dear Mr Lammy,


Thank you for your letter of 29 June about a statement by the Prime Minister on funding for

I understand that the Lord Chancellor wrote to you on 9 July with a breakdown of the
additional £1 billion that you asked about. The Ministry of Justice has now published this
breakdown1 and we are satisfied with the accuracy of the explanation.

It is right that these figures are presented publicly, so that they are equally available to all
to support public understanding, in line with the principles of the Code of Practice for


Yours sincerely,

Sir David Norgrove



1Ad hoc courts system funding update, Ministry of Justice, 29 July 2021


Related links:

Letter from David Lammy to Boris Johnson: additional courts system funding