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Prisoners: Compensation

Volume 485: debated on Thursday 18 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many prisoners have (a) instigated legal proceedings and (b) received compensation from (i) his Department and (ii) its agencies under the Human Rights Act 1998; and what rights were concerned in each case in which legal proceedings have been completed. (245256)

To provide the information requested would entail significant disproportionate cost requiring detailed examination of a very large number of files.