§ Mr. Stokes
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the total compensation paid from public funds to the next of kin of the 56 people killed, and the amount paid to the 970 injured, by acts of terrorism in England since 1st January 1972.
§ Mr. Alexander W. Lyon
Between 1st January 1972 and 23rd October 1975, the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board has received applications in respect of 32 deaths and 478 cases of injury arising out of terrorist acts. The board has paid out a total of £251,699 in compensation. £51,715 has been paid to the dependants of those who were killed and £91,126 has been paid in final awards to those who were injured. A further £108,858 has been paid in interim awards to those who were injured and whose cases have not yet been settled.