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Miners: Compensation

Volume 496: debated on Thursday 16 July 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how many personal addresses of former mineworkers his Department and its predecessors have supplied to the Legal Complaints Service to assist them in reclaiming fees wrongly charged by solicitors and claims handlers. (286882)

The Department provided 3,651 living claimant addresses from the Rother Valley constituency to the Legal Complaints Service (LCS) in July 2007, following which each individual claimant was written to and invited to attend an information session headed by my right hon. Friend the Member for Rother Valley (Mr. Barron).

There have been no further requests to date.