§ Mr. Peter Robinson
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how much was paid in compensation for criminal damage and injury to(a) property and (b) individuals in each year since 1990–91.
§ Mr. Mates
Responsibility for the subject in question has been delegated to the Compensation Agency under its chief executive, Mr. J. Robinson. I have asked him to arrange for a reply to be given.
Letter from J. Robinson to Mr. Peter Robinson, dated 27 April 1993:
I refer to your recent Parliamentary Question concerning the amount of criminal injury and damage compensation paid since 1990–91. The Secretary of State has asked me to respond.
The table below details the amounts of compensation paid including costs and fees.
Criminal injury Criminal damage £m £m 1990–91 19.5 22.7 1991–92 25.0 33.1 1992–93 (forecast) 26.6 75.9
The figures for 1992–93 cannot be confirmed until the Appropriation Account is finalised.