Only a few days to go: We’re raising £25,000 to keep TheyWorkForYou running and make sure people across the UK can hold their elected representatives to account.

Donate to our crowdfunder

NHS: Negligence

Health written question – answered on 8th June 2011.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Yvonne Fovargue Yvonne Fovargue Labour, Makerfield

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much was paid in legal costs by the NHS Litigation Authority to successful claimants in each of the last three years; what proportion of such payments were in respect of (a) base claimants' costs, (b) success fees and (c) disbursements in each such year; and in respect of the cases in which claimants costs were paid in each of the last three years, what the number and proportion of cases that were settled or lost (i) at trial and (ii) within six weeks of trial as a proportion of cases in which the Authority paid costs to claimants in each of those years.

Photo of Simon Burns Simon Burns The Minister of State, Department of Health

The information is not available and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.

Does this answer the above question?

Yes0 people think so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.