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Afghanistan: Compensation

Volume 474: debated on Wednesday 2 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how much the Government paid in compensation to Afghan nationals injured by British armed forces in Afghanistan in each year since 2001. (198015)

Payments totalling $US 295,386 have been paid to Afghan nationals killed or injured by British armed forces in Afghanistan since 2001 as follows:

Financial year

Total payments ($)

2001-02

1

2002-03

35,000

2003-04

1

2004-05

1

2005-06

1

2006-07

36,061

2007-08

224,325

1 None recorded