§ Mr. Browne
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many times in each of the last five years there have been claims for unpaid pension contributions to company pension funds from the redundancy fund set up under the Employment Rights Act 1996. 
§ Mr. Alan Johnson
The table shows the numbers of workers for whom claims for pension scheme contributions have been made against the National Insurance Fund.
Year Number 1998 367 1999 414 2000 387
I regret that corresponding figures are not available for earlier years.