Mr. John D. Taylor
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many claims for compensation, arising from the IRA bomb at the forensic science laboratory at Newtownbreda in September 1992 are still to be concluded.
§ Mr. Mates
Responsibility for the subject in question has been delegated to the Compensation Agency under its chief executive, Mr. J. Robinson. I have asked him to arrange for a reply to be given.
Letter from John Robinson to Mr. John D. Taylor, dated 22 June 1993:I refer to your recent Parliamentary Question concerning the number of compensation claims arising from the IRA bomb at Newtownbreda in September 1992 which have still to be concluded.The following is a summary of progress to date:
Number Number of applications received 902 Number disallowed 37 Number of cases in which final compensation has been paid 512 Number in which formal offers of settlement have been made 157 Number still to be resolved and which are at various stages of completion 196 Number of interim payments made in cases still to be resolved 173
Table 2 Number of nurses and midwives employed in special care baby units 1991 England, Regional Health Authority (RHA) and Special Health Authorities Qualified Nurses Unqualified Nurses Midwives Total England 1,950 290 1,260 3,500 Northern RHA 90 20 70 180 Yorkshire RHA 150 30 80 260 Trent RHA 260 30 80 360 East Anglian RHA 90 10 30 130 North West Thames RHA 90 20 90 210
I hope this is helpful.