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Old Bailey Bombing (Casualties' Compensation)

Volume 888: debated on Monday 10 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will publish details of the individual and total sums so far paid in compensation by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board to the victims of the IRA bomb attack at the Old Bailey in 1973.

As a result of the Old Bailey bomb explosion in 1973 the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board has received 105 applications for compensation. 91 cases have been resolved, interim awards have been made in 10 cases, awards have been offered in two cases but not yet accepted, and there are a further two cases under inquiry. In one case there was no award. The amount of compensation paid so far is as follows:

  • £50–£100 27 awards (including two interim awards).
  • £101–£200 36 awards (including one interim awards).
  • £201–£300 12 awards (including two interim awards).
  • £301–£400 6 awards.
  • £401–£500 7 awards (including one interim award).
  • £501–£1,000 7 awards (including two interim awards).
  • £1,001–£2,000 3 awards (including one interim award).
  • £3.500 1 award (interim award).
  • £8,000 I award (interim award).
The total sum paid as at 7th March 1975 is £37,543, including £8,357 in interim awards.