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Table B: Legal aid spending (real terms) 1988–89 to 2008–09

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YearCriminal Higher, £mCriminal Lower, £mCivil & Family Representation, £mCivil & Family Legal Help, £mTotal, £m

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1988–89 221293248128889

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1989–90 235327291138991

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1990–91 2533503571481,108

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1991–92 2854175051811,388

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1992–93 3274006882101,624

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1993–94 3413917872311,750

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1994–95 3734028572161,849

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1995–96 3964258902151,926

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1996–97 4184408962161,970

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1997–98 4545018252041,983

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1998–99 4925018392362,067

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1999–00 4625167062541,937

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2000–01 5205566902852,052

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2001–02 5726135743112,070

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2002–03 6656165643862,230

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2003–04 7336075844362,360

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2004–05 7545645423922,252

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2005–06 7555445943082,201

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2006–07 6775585782752,087

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2007–08 7094995982662,073

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2008–097004876502632,100

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source: http://www.justice.gov.uk/consultations/legal-aid-reform-151110.htm

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Table B: