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Armed Forces Compensation Scheme: Scotland

Volume 469: debated on Monday 10 December 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many veterans in Scotland have made successful claims from the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme. (172607)

The number of successful claims made under the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme from claimants living in Scotland is shown in the following table.

Awards made under the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme to claimants living in Scotland by financial year1,2

Awards

Total

45

2005-06

3

2006-07

30

2007-084

15

1 Data have been rounded to the nearest five. Numbers may not add to totals because of rounding.

2 Data will include claims made from serving personnel as well as veterans.

3 Negligible value, (greater than zero, but less than five).

4 This covers the period from 1 April 2007 to 30 September 2007.