Icelandic Fisherman

Trade and Industry written question – answered on 27th June 2001.

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Photo of Austin Mitchell Austin Mitchell Labour, Great Grimsby

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many former Icelandic fisherman have been paid compensation for the loss of their jobs, port by port; and what total sums have been paid out in each port.

Photo of Nigel Griffiths Nigel Griffiths Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Trade and Industry

The information requested, broken down by where claimants now live, is in the following table:

Port Number of payments Compensation (£)
Hull 842 10,247,847
Grimsby 194 1,492,361
Fleetwood 170 1,792,209
Blackpool 24 205,933
Cleethorpes 46 370,155
Newcastle 151 1,873,305
West Yorkshire 84 958,988
Aberdeen 17 139,187
Others 142 1,324,359

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