Abu Qatada receives £500,000 in UK legal aid to fight deportation
Terror suspect Abu Qatada has received more than £500,000 in legal aid from the UK to help him fight the government’s attempts to have him deported.
The Legal Services Commission (LSC), which deals with legal aid in England and Wales, confirmed it had paid out £515,778 by December 5 – with the total expected to rise further.
Labour MP Valerie Vaz obtained the figure in a written parliamentary answer by justice minister Jeremy Wright.
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UK: Bin Laden’s right-hand man in Europe gets $725,000 home at taxpayer expense
The British authorities must think that they win the hearts and minds of Muslims by doing things like this. They will, eventually, be disabused of this notion. “Hate preacher Abu Qatada’s new £450,000 four bedroom home – paid for by you,” by Russell Myers for the Daily Mail, December 15:
Radical preacher Abu Qatada has moved into a new taxpayer-funded house worth £450,000 near to a church – and the furious owner wants him out.The fanatical Muslim, who preached hate sermons towards the West – arrived in the leafy suburb of North-West London last week.