§ Mr. Michael McNair-Wilson
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what compensation has been paid out in each of the past five years by his Department to persons making claims for injury and damage for which his Department was responsible.
§ Mr. Whitelaw
The following payments have been made over the past five years by the Home Office in respect of claims for injury or damage.
1975–76 £95,555 1976–77 £148,724 1977–78 £243,794 1978–79 £207,703 1979–80 £372,388