European Union (Criminal Injuries Compensation)
Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
Mr Nigel Evans (Ribble Valley, Conservative)
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what schemes are available for UK citizens injured in (a) an EU member state and (b) an EU accession state to have access to criminal injuries compensation.
Mr Denis MacShane (Minister of State (Europe), Foreign & Commonwealth Office; Rotherham, Labour)
Historical information about the amount of compensation paid and the number of applications received during one year under the state compensation schemes in each EU member state was given at paragraph 3.8 of the European Commission's Green Paper, 'Compensation to crime victims' (reference COM(2001)536) issued on