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stian alexander

Dear House of Commons,

Can you please provide me with details of injuries suffered by staff/MPs at work in the House of Commons for the most recent 12 month period.

Could you please provide me with details of the injury, including how it is believed to have happened, the date it took place and if medical treatment was required.

Also can you tell me if any compensation claims have been made (and amount paid out if claim has been settled).

Yours faithfully,

Stian Alexander

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Dear Mr Alexander,

 

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Dear Mr Alexander,

 

 

Freedom of Information Request F15-228

 

Thank you for your request for information as copied below.  You asked for
details of injuries suffered by staff/MPs at work in the House of Commons
for the most recent 12 month period, to include details of the injury, how
it is believed to have happened, the date it took place, if medical
treatment was required and if any compensation claims have been made (and
amount paid out if claim has been settled).

 

Please find attached information relating to injuries suffered by House of
Commons staff and MPs which have been reported to the Parliamentary Safety
Team for the most recent 12 month period (1 May  2014 to 30 April 2015). 
Please note that “medical treatment” includes treatment by a first aider,
but excludes self-administered first aid such as the injured person
applying a plaster to their own wound.

 

There have been 6 claims against the House of Commons which have arisen
from injury accidents that occurred in this period. None of these claims
have been settled by the House of Commons.

 

 

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Abigail Richmond | Information Rights Manager
Information Rights and Information Security (IRIS) Service | House of
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