§ Mrs. Margaret Ewing
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give for each year since 1974(a) the number of applications submited under the criminal injuries compensation scheme, (b) the number where an award was made, (c) the number where the applicant died before determination of the application, (d) for rejected applications, the average duration of applications submitted, from date of application to the date of determination and (e) for successful applications the average duration of applications submitted from date of application to date of receipt of the award.
§ Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
Since the criminal injuries compensation scheme operates on a Great Britain basis, I refer the hon. Member to the reply given to her today by my right hon. and learned Friend the Secretary of State for the Home Department.