Mesothelioma: Compensation

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 16th December 2014.

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Photo of Angus MacNeil Angus MacNeil Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Transport), Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Constitutional Reform), Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Scotland)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 18 November 2014 to Question 213723, if he will provide support to the applicants to the Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme fund who were diagnosed before 25 October 2014 in addition to the support provided to people who were diagnosed after that date.

Photo of Mark Harper Mark Harper Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (Disabled People)

The Scheme makes payments to eligible people who were diagnosed with diffuse mesothelioma (or eligible dependants of sufferers who have died) on or after 25 July 2012.

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