HC Deb 12 December 1997 vol 302 c696W
Mr. Hammond

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many outstanding unpaid claims there were for compensation under the Firearms (Amendment) Act 1997 on 30 November. [20480]

Mr. Michael

At the end of November, there were 23,243 claims under options A and B awaiting processing, and an additional 6,479 claims awaiting payment under option C, consisting of option C only claims and mixed claims on which an option A or B payment had been made.