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Scotsman.com: Neil Lennon bomb plot trial: Legal aid bill hit £10,500 before trial



Emma Boon, campaign director at the TaxPayers’ Alliance, said: “Legal aid is there to ensure that everyone has equal access to justice, no matter how rich or poor they are.

“It is incredibly frustrating for taxpayers to see cases like this, where it seems that legal bills have spiralled out of control.”

Eben Wilson, director of TaxpayerScotland, added: “This case is going to cost the public a great deal of money.

“One hopes that all the legal teams involved will be sensitive to the fact that the legal aid bills involved are likely to be very large.”

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