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Parliamentary Estate: Personal Injury

House of Commons Commission written question – answered on 28th September 2018.

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Photo of Justin Madders Justin Madders Shadow Minister (Health and Social Care), Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Labour)

To ask the right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, how many personal injury claims were made relating to incidents on the parliamentary estate in each of the last ten years for which figures are available.

Photo of Tom Brake Tom Brake Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (International Trade), Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Exiting the European Union)

The following number of personal injury claims have been dealt with on behalf of the Corporate Officer of the House of Commons:

Court claims issued

Claims settled without court proceedings

Liability denied, no further action

2009

nil

1

6

2010

nil

nil

1

2011

2

nil

1

2012

1

nil

4

2013

1

1

3

2014

1

2

5

2015

nil

1

2

2016

2

nil

2

2017

nil

1

1

2018

To date: 3 ongoing cases, no court proceedings

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