We have a received a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 for the following:
Please tell me how much compensation money has been paid to your staff as a result of accidents at work in the past five financial years (1 April 2006 - 31 March 2011)
We released the following information on 7 October 2011.
This response comprises of information from Home Office Headquarters and the executive agencies of the Home Office: the UK Border Agency, the Criminal Records Bureau and the Identity and Passport Service.
Year Total amount compensation paid out
2006-2007 £ 667*
2007-2008 £ 18,796.75
2008-2009 £ 197,163.94
2009-2010 £ 342,071.02
2010-2011 £ 915,553.76
Totals £ 1,474,252.47
*Please note that no information for the UK Border Agency is centrally recorded for this financial year.