§ Mr. Gordon Prentice
To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how much has been paid out in financial compensation for the failure of(a) the British Rail passengers charter, (b) London Underground customers charter, (c) Northern Ireland Railways passengers charter, (d) Contributions Agency contributors charter, (e) Contributions Agency employers charter and (f) the Benefits Agency customer charter, to meet their stated targets.
§ Mr. Waldegrave
British Rail, London Underground Ltd. and Northern Ireland Railways have paid an estimated £4,590,000 in financial compensation as a result of failure to meet stated targets. This is broken down as follows:
In addition, the Contributions Agency and Benefits Agency have paid an estimated £4,147,000 in special payments, broken down as follows: