HC Deb 01 April 2004 vol 419 c1593W
Mr. Kevin Hughes

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many miners' compensation claims the solicitors Frank Allen Pennington of Doncaster have handled to date: and how much they have received in fees. [163982]

Nigel Griffiths

As of 25 March 2004 the figures are as follows:

Total claims registered (Number) 369 509
Total solicitors costs (£) 269,789 283,132