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Industrial Diseases: Compensation

Volume 474: debated on Wednesday 2 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform how much has been paid in compensation for (a) hearing loss, (b) vibration white finger and (c) chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, broken down by constituency. (197474)

The Department publishes the data for Vibration White Finger and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease claims on our webpage:

http://www.berr.gov.uk/energy/coal-health//statistics/constituency/page20839.html

These statistics are updated monthly and include the information requested.

A table containing the figures for hearing loss claims has been placed in the Libraries of the House.

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform how many claims for (a) vibration white finger and (b) chronic obstructive pulmonary disease have not been fully settled, broken down by constituency. (197475)

The Department publishes data for vibration white finger and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease claims on our webpage:

http://www.berr.gov.uk/energy/coal-health/statistics/constituency/page20839.html.

These statistics are updated monthly and include the information requested.