HC Deb 23 May 1977 vol 932 cc372-3W
Mr. William Ross

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, in the Londonderry area, how many claims for compensation for damage to property which have been lodged in each of the last five years have been taken to court;of these claims, how many have been given awards greater than the final offer made by the Northern Ireland Office; and, of those where the court increased the award, in how many cases the awarded damages were more than double

Year Number of claims taken to court Number of awards greater than the final offer Number of awards more than double the final offer
1972–73 73 1 0
1973–74 68 5 1
1974–75 61 6 0
1975–76 78 4 0
1976–77 49 3 0
329 19 1