Written Answers. - Personal Injury Claims.

Jim Higgins

Ceist:

136 Mr. Higgins (Mayo) asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the total legal costs for his Department in dealing with personal injury claims for each of the years from 1990 to 1997. [18482/98]

The table below sets out the legal costs to the Department in respect of personal injury claims in each of the years 1990 to 1997.

Year

Legal Costs

£

1990

14,069

1991

nil

1992

nil

1993

nil

1994

nil

1995

16,878

1996

17,000

1997

12,799