§ Mr. William Ross
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many claims in respect of(a) criminal damage and (b) criminal injuries have (i) been received and (ii) resulted in payment of compensation; and what were the (1) average and (2) total sums paid in respect of each category of claim in each of the 10 most recent years for which figures are available. 
§ Sir John Wheeler
Responsibility for the subject in question has been delegated to the Compensation Agency under its chief executive, Mr. Denis Stanley. I have asked him to arrange for a reply to be given.
Letter from D. A. Stanley to Mr. William Ross, dated 28 January 1997:
The Secretary or State for Northern Ireland has asked me to reply, on behalf of the Compensation Agency, to your recent Question regarding criminal injury and criminal damage claims.
The tables below set out the details you requested. Information is only available from 1989–90 onwards.311W
§ Mr. Beggs
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland when regulations to comply with directive 79/923/EEC will be published in Northern Ireland. 
§ Mr. Moss
The draft Shellfish Waters Regulations (Northern Ireland) for the transposition of directive 79/923/EEC will be published for consultation in the near future.