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REF 57 - Legal disputes

Request

1. For each of the last 10 financial years, and the current financial year to 18.10.18 please state:

  • the number of legal disputes between your department and other central government departments and non-departmental government bodies.

For each, please provide

  • A list of the court cases related to the dispute, with current status (resolved or ongoing) -Total time period of the dispute from bringing of proceedings until conclusion.
  • Total cost in legal fees and related administration costs to your department

2. For each of the last 10 financial years, and the current financial year to 18.10.18 please supply the number of legal disputes between yours department and a UK local council (including district, county, borough, unitary, parish).

For each, please provide

  • A list of the court cases related to the dispute with current status (resolved or ongoing) -Total time period of the dispute from bringing of proceedings until conclusion.
  • Total cost in legal fees and related administration costs to your department.

3.For each of the last 10 financial years, and the current financial year to 18.10.18 please state the number of legal disputes between your department and a regional mayoral department.

For each, please provide

  • A list of the court cases related to the dispute, with current status (resolved or ongoing) -Total time period of the dispute from bringing of proceedings until conclusion.
  • Total cost in legal fees and related administration costs to your department

Response

1. Crown Estate Scotland has had no legal dispute to date involving another central government body or non-departmental central government body.

2. Crown Estate Scotland has had no legal dispute to date involving another UK local council (including district, county, borough, unitary, parish).

3. Crown Estate Scotland has had no legal dispute to date involving another regional mayoral department.