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The cost of Abu Qatada
« on: June 23, 2012, 10:44:46 am »
Around £21million has been paid in taxpayer-funded legal aid to Abu Qatada's lawyers defending his human rights during the last 10 years.
Enough to pay 105 nurses £20,000 a year over the same 10-year period.
Utter madness!


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Re: The cost of Abu Qatada
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2013, 11:01:09 am »
During the eight years it has taken (so far!) to get rid of Abu Qatada, it has cost £1.7 million in legal fees.
The time he has spent in prison has cost hundreds of thousands and when he is not in jail or court, monitoring him costs £100,000 a week.

To add insult to injury, he also costs tax-payers £25,000 a year in benefits too!
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