Written Answers. - Hearing Impairment Claims.

Billy Timmins

Question:

67 Mr. Timmins asked the Minister for Defence the number of Army deafness cases settled as at 1 June 1998; the breakdown of location of these cases; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15417/98]

Billy Timmins

Question:

68 Mr. Timmins asked the Minister for Defence the number of outstanding Army deafness cases as at 1 June 1998; the breakdown by location of these cases; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15418/98]

Billy Timmins

Question:

69 Mr. Timmins asked the Minister for Defence if he will give a breakdown by location of the first 100 Army deafness cases settled commencing from 1 January 1992; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15419/98]

Billy Timmins

Question:

70 Mr. Timmins asked the Minister for Defence the personnel, if any, who have taken a previous case against his Department or any other Department or agency in relation to the first 100 Army deafness cases settled since 1 January 1992; if so, the breakdown of the personnel and the number of cases taken; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15420/98]

I propose to take Questions Nos. 67, 68, 69 and 70 together.

The details requested are not readily available. They are being compiled and will be sent to the Deputy as soon as possible.