HC Deb 21 January 1992 vol 202 c152W
Mr. Peter Robinson

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how much has been spent in each of the last five years on compensation for(a) private home owners, (b) businesses and (c) personal injury as a result of terrorist activity.

Dr. Mawhinney

The information is not available in the form requested. Such information as is available is set out in the table:

Criminal damage and injuries compensation paid as a result of terrorist activity
Financial year Private Property £K Businesses £K Criminal Injuries £K
1988–89 (From 6.8.88) 1,765 10,001 3,466
1989–90 3,334 14,834 6,489
1990–91 4,259 14,497 7,965
1991–92 (to 31.12.91) 2,863 15,754 7,314

1. Amounts exclude costs incurred by applicants in formulating their claims.

2. Private property includes property which is owned or rented.

3. Compensation for private property includes payment for damage to buildings, vehicles and personal effects.