In answer to a question as to how many unpaid employment tribunal awards and unpaid ACAS settlements were passed to High Court Enforcement Officers in 2010-11 and in 2011-12 to date, and how many of these unpaid awards and settlements have been fully enforced, Jonathan Djanogly MP replied that in financial year (FY) 2010-11, 1407 unpaid employment tribunal awards and 88 unpaid ACAS settlements were passed to High Court Enforcement Officers (HCEOs). In FY 2011-12 to date, the figure for unpaid employment tribunal awards passed to HCEOs is 1304, and for ACAS settlements it is 172. Regarding the successful enforcement or otherwise , the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) does not hold figures centrally which relate to performance data on these cases.
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