RSPCA spent ‘staggering’ £330,000 on fox hunting case
The Independent, Monday 17 December 2012
The Heythrop Hunt, based in Oxfordshire, pleaded guilty to four charges of intentionally hunting a fox with dogs. The district judge referred to the RSPCA costs of nearly £330,000 as a “quite staggering figure”. “Members of the public may feel that RSPCA funds can be more usefully employed,” he said.
BBC News, Monday 17 December 2012
The legal aid bill for radical cleric Abu Qatada, whose deportation to Jordan was blocked last month, stands at £515,778 and is rising.