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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-10-22
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Pleural Plaques: Compensation remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what plans he has to re-establish the right to compensation for people in England and Wales who developed pleural plaques as a result of exposure to asbestos. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
star this property uin 3639 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-30more like thismore than 2019-10-30
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government has no plans to reopen the pleural plaques compensation scheme, which operated between 2 August 2010 and 1 August 2011.</p><p> </p><p>The scheme operated as an extra-statutory one, making £5000 payments on an ex-gratia basis to applicants who fulfilled the scheme’s criteria, namely that they were individuals who had begun, but not resolved, a legal claim for compensation for pleural plaques at the time of the House of Lords ruling in October 2007 in the case of Rothwell v Chemical &amp; Insulating Co Ltd [2007] UKHL 39. That ruling had held that the occurrence of pleural plaques is not a compensatable disease.</p><p> </p><p>Eligibility for the scheme was limited to that category of people as they would have had an understandable expectation of receiving compensation when they began their claim, an expectation which would not have been shared by those diagnosed later.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Aldridge-Brownhills more like this
star this property answering member printed Wendy Morton more like this
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less than 2019-10-30T17:54:39.27Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-30T17:54:39.27Z
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star this property label Biography information for Wendy Morton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Pleural Plaques: Compensation remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people applied for compensation under the pleural plaques compensation scheme in each parliamentary constituency; and what proportion of those people settled (a) in part and (b) in full. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barrow and Furness more like this
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John Woodcock more like this
star this property uin 219378 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-29more like thismore than 2019-03-29
unstar this property answer text <p>The pleural plaques compensation scheme ran between 2 August 2010 and 1 August 2011 and was administered by the Ministry of Justice. A total of 9511 applications were made to the scheme, of which 9018 were successful. Applications were not recorded by parliamentary constituency.</p><p> </p><p>The scheme operated as an extra-statutory scheme, making £5000 payments on an ex-gratia basis to applicants who fulfilled the scheme’s criteria, namely that they were individuals who had begun, but not resolved, a legal claim for compensation for pleural plaques at the time of the House of Lords ruling in October 2007 in the case of Rothwell v Chemical &amp; Insulating Co Ltd [2007] UKHL 39. That ruling had held that the occurrence of pleural plaques is not a compensatable disease.</p><p> </p><p>Eligibility for the scheme was limited to that category of people as they would have had an understandable expectation of receiving compensation when they began their claim, an expectation which would not have been shared by those diagnosed later.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
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less than 2019-03-29T16:13:06.56Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-29T16:13:06.56Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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star this property label Biography information for John Woodcock more like this