§ Mrs. Iris Robinson
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what the cost has been of the Saville Inquiry so far; and what his estimate is of the eventual overall cost. 
§ Mr. Spellar
On the figures available at the end of December 2003 the total cost of the Bloody Sunday Inquiry has been £127 million. The Northern Ireland Office has spent £103.5 million. My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Defence advises me that his Department has spent £23.5 million. The overall cost of the Inquiry is estimated to be £155 million.