Department of Health written question – answered on 19th July 2017.
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To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the blood contamination scandal, what the distinction is between (a) compassionate ex-gratia payments and (b) compensation.
The Government set up ex-gratia payment schemes on a compassionate basis, as liability has not been established. Compensation is paid on the basis of legal liability.
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No1 person thinks not
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