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Miscarriages of Justice: Compensation

Volume 467: debated on Thursday 22 November 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how much compensation was paid to those who experienced miscarriages of justice in each year since 1992. (167269)

Listed in the following table is the combined total compensation paid under the discretionary and statutory miscarriage of justice compensation schemes since 1999-2000, the earliest year for which data is available.

£ million

1999-2000

5.65

2000-01

8.05

2001-02

6.17

2002-03

8.12

2003-04

6.25

2004-05

6.45

2005-06

8.27

2006-07

12.87