§ Mr. Hancock
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what negotiations are taking place between his Department and the Treasury over compensation payments for service personnel killed and disabled during service with the armed forces; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Spellar
I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave him on 21 March 2001,Official Report, column 209W. The proposals contained in the Joint Compensation Review Consultation Document have been fully discussed with Her Majesty's Treasury.