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Iraq: Compensation

Volume 474: debated on Tuesday 1 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how much the Government paid in compensation to Iraqi nationals injured by British armed forces in Iraq in each year since 2003. (198014)

Since 2003 the Ministry of Defence has paid £3,340,000 in compensation to Iraqi nationals injured or killed by British forces as follows:

Financial year

Total payments (£)

2003-04

753,000

2004-05

331,000

2005-06

98,000

2006-07

158,000

2007-08

2,000,000