HC Deb 27 March 1996 vol 274 cc624-5W
Mr. David Shaw

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what amounts of money have been paid out by(a) his Department and (b) executive agencies, non-departmental public bodies and other organisations for which he is accountable to Parliament to how many staff or former staff in respect of (i) alleged equal opportunities breaches which do not proceed to tribunals or courts and (ii) equal opportunities breaches which proceeded to tribunals or courts in (1) the current year and (2) the two previous years. [22517]

Mr. Willets

The Departments, agencies and other bodies for which my right hon. Friend is responsible paid £51,000 in 1996 in out-of-court settlements of two cases of alleged breaches involving former members of staff.