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Compensation Payments

Volume 175: debated on Wednesday 4 July 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will publish in the Official Report a table giving the amounts in the fiscal years 1989–90 of payments made to (a) civilians under the Criminal Injuries Compensation (Northern Ireland) Order 1977 (b) members of the security forces under the Criminal Injuries Compensation (Northern Ireland) Order 1977 (c) compensation payments made under the Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1978 (d) compensation payments under the Criminal Damage (Compensation) (Northern Ireland) Order 1977 and subsequent legislation.

The information is as follows:

1989–90 £
Compensation payments to civilians under the Criminal Injuries (Compensation) (NI) Order 1977113,001,515
Compensation payments to members of the security forces under the Criminal Injuries (Compensation) (NI) Order 197723,424,485
Compensation payments under the Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 19781,149,435
Compensation payments under the criminal damage (Compensation) (NI) Order 1977 and earlier legislation322,124,107
1 Includes £1,594,353 paid under the Criminal Injuries (Compensation) (NI) Order 1988.
2 Includes £1,087,647 paid under the Criminal Injuries (Compensation) (NI) Order 1988.
3 The current criminal damage legislation is the Criminal Damage (Compensation) (NI) Order 1977.