Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Ceisteanna (162)

Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

162. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation if she will provide data (details supplied) for the period 2011 to 2018. [2001/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Business)

The detail requested by the Deputy is an operational matter for the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB). PIAB is an independent statutory agency and I, as Minister, am not permitted in my executive function to interfere in any way with the day to day operations and functions of PIAB.

However, in order to assist the Deputy, I have set out in the following tables the relevant information published in the PIAB Annual Reports for the years 2011-17, the Annual Report for 2018 has not been published yet.

Table 1 – Applications to PIAB*

Year

Applications Received

Total Motor Claims Received

Total Public Liability Claims Received

Total Employer Liability Claims Received

2011

27,669

16,351

7,452

3,866

2012

29,603

17,443

8,602

3,828

2013

31,311

18,877

8,394

4,040

2014

31,576

18,994

8,214

4,368

2015

33,561

19,812

8,906

4,843

2016

34,056

19,633

9,182

5,241

2017

33,114

18,623

5,634

8,857

*source data from PIAB Annual Reports 2011-17

Table 2 – Awards Made and Awards Accepted*

Year

Awards Made

Number of Accepted Awards

2011

9,833

5,875

2012

10,136

6,124

2013

10,656

6,476

2014

12,420

7,519

2015

11,734

6,716

2016

12,966

7,071

2017

12,663

6,788

*source data from PIAB Annual Reports 2011-17