HC Deb 27 April 1998 vol 311 c28W
Mr. Wills

To ask the President of the Board of Trade how many ex gratia payments have been made by her Department to individuals or organisations in each of the last three years. [39425]

Mr. Ian McCartney

The number of ex gratia payments made by the Department of Trade and Industry is as follows:

Financial year Individuals Organisations
1994–95 71 8
1995–96 51 10
1996–97 41 12

Details of payments made in financial year 1997–98 will be made available on publication of the Department's Appropriation Accounts in the autumn.