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Volume 202: debated on Tuesday 21 January 1992

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To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how much has been spent in each of the last five years on compensation for (a) private home owners, (b) businesses and (c) personal injury as a result of terrorist activity.

The information is not available in the form requested. Such information as is available is set out in the table:

Criminal damage and injuries compensation paid as a result of terrorist activity
Financial yearPrivate Property £KBusinesses £KCriminal Injuries £K
1988–89 (From 6.8.88)1,76510,0013,466
1991–92 (to 31.12.91)2,86315,7547,314
1. Amounts exclude costs incurred by applicants in formulating their claims.2. Private property includes property which is owned or rented.3. Compensation for private property includes payment for damage to buildings, vehicles and personal effects.