§ Mr. Bercow
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what legal costs have been incurred by his Department in each of the last four years. 
§ Dr. John Reid
The legal costs incurred by the Northern Ireland Office in each of the last four years are:
£ 1998–99 6,300,016 1999–2000 6,646,533 2000–01 7,386,657 2001–02 5,652,899
These figures do not include any figures relating to the Bloody Sunday Inquiry.