HC Deb 18 December 2001 vol 377 cc250-1W
Mr. Mullin

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to his answer of 21 November 2001,Official Report, column 350W, on detentions, how many of the (a) Iraqis and (b) Palestinians detained during the Gulf War were compensated. [18616]

Angela Eagle

No Iraqis or Palestinians have been paid compensation for their detention during the Gulf War.

An out of court settlement of £20,000 was made in the case of one Iraqi, who sued the Home Office for damages for false imprisonment.

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