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Criminal Injuries (Compensation)

Volume 81: debated on Friday 28 June 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (1) if he will publish in the Official Report a table showing for each year since 1973 the amount of compensation payments made under the Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1973;(2) if he will publish in the

Official Report a table giving the amounts in each year since 1 January 1977, of payments made under the Northen Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1978.

The information is as follows:—

Financial YearAmount Paid £
1973–7434,156
1974–7527,848
1975–76122,529
1976–77133,797
1977–78108,890
1978–79*82,845
1979–80148,571
1980–81157,073
1981–82115,375
1982–83143,619
1983–84174,240
1984–85†235,384
Notes:
* Of this amount some £13,000 for April and May 1978 was paid under the Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1973. The balance of compensation for 1978/79 and all subsequent payments were made under the Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1978 which came into operation on 1 June 1978.
† This amount may be subject to a slight variation on completion of the Appropriation Account.