§ Sir Peter Emery
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) how much compensation has been paid out under Option A Code 3001 of the Firearms Compensation Scheme to(a) Firearms Certificate holders and (b) firearms dealers; and what proportion of the amount paid out under that part of the scheme this represents; 
- (2) how many claimants under Option A Code 3001 of the Firearms Compensation Scheme (a) are still awaiting payment and (b) have been paid, broken down by (i) Firearms Certificate holders and (ii) firearms dealers; 
- (3) how much compensation has been paid by the Firearms Compensation Scheme under the Large Calibre Handgun Compensation Scheme; 
§ Mr. Boateng
A total of £80.87 million has been paid in compensation under the large calibre scheme. Of this, £51,450 has been paid to 536 firearm certificate holders and £1.23 million has been paid to 475 registered firearms dealers under Option A Code 3001 of the scheme. These payments represent 9.2 per cent. of the total paid under Option A. There should be no qualifying claims outstanding under this code.