AQW 27285/11-15


Mr Jim Allister
Traditional Unionist Voice
North Antrim


Tabled Date: 16/10/2013
Answered On Date: 08/11/2013
Priority Written: No


Question:
To ask the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety how much (i) his Department; (ii) its arm's-length bodies; and (iii) each Health and Social Care Trust, have spent on legal proceedings in each of the last five years, broken down by (a) costs; and (b) compensation.


Answer:
I will answer these two questions together.
Expenditure relating to legal proceedings for my Department, each HSC Trust and my Department’s ALBs is provided in the following tables.
Costs
2012/13
2011/12
2010/11
2009/10
 
£
£
£
£
Department of Health Social Services & Public Safety
1,594,668
712,689
621,112
531,693
Health & Social Care Board
1,272,108
2,142,484
2,372,748
1,800,140
Belfast Health & Social Care Trust
5,343,750
5,295,500
5,030,987
4,002,252
Northern Health & Social Care Trust
2,274,061
2,678,519
2,201,237
2,020,411
Southern Health & Social Care Trust
2,041,050
2,596,928
1,502,710
1,474,991
South Eastern Health & Social Care Trust
2,613,289
2,120,041
1,865,576
1,582,251
Western Health & Social Care Trust
2,008,240
3,209,191
1,858,085
1,385,765
NI Ambulance Service Health & Social Care Trust
49,406
125,094
119,401
78,297
Arms Length Bodies
274,950
213,555
365,842
369,173
Totals
17,471,522
19,094,001
15,937,698
13,244,973
Compensation  
2012/13
2011/12
2010/11
2009/10
 
£
£
£
£
Department of Health Social Services & Public Safety
0
0
0
0
Health & Social Care Board
5,480,833
4,232,115
11,741,892
2,251,251
Belfast Health & Social Care Trust
7,426,362
5,087,019
8,366,198
2,577,952
Northern Health & Social Care Trust
2,286,936
2,063,115
1,422,346
3,447,582
Southern Health & Social Care Trust
954,123
4,810,815
1,710,869
823,327
South Eastern Health & Social Care Trust
3,489,315
1,816,298
1,082,579
1,190,592
Western Health & Social Care Trust
1,666,270
2,274,642
1,481,758
1,385,043
NI Ambulance Service Health & Social Care Trust
38,750
58,112
90,088
30,667
Arms Length Bodies
161,123
170,515
408,085
276,633
21,503,712
20,512,631
26,303,815
11,983,047
Expenditure relating to the 2008/09 financial year is not available.