asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, of the postmen who have been killed in Northern Ireland during the present troubles, how many were married with children; and what amounts of compensations have been settled in these cases.
The three postmen who have been killed during the present troubles were married with children. Claims for compensation under the Criminal Injuries to Persons (Compensation) Act (Northern Ireland) 1968 have been received in all three cases. One case has been settled in the sum of £7,100. Settlement has not yet been reached in the other two cases.