Veterans: Hearing Impairment

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 12th October 2020.

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Photo of Grahame Morris Grahame Morris Labour, Easington

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will bring forward proposals to renew funding from the public purse for the Veterans Hearing Fund.

Photo of Grahame Morris Grahame Morris Labour, Easington

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make representations to the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the renewal of Government funding for the Veterans Hearing Fund.

Photo of Nadine Dorries Nadine Dorries Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

The Government does not currently have any plans to renew the funding for the Veterans Hearing Fund.

The Fund, which was financed by Libor fines, has now closed. It was established to provide additional hearing support to veterans with noise-induced hearing loss and was exclusively for items not supplied by statutory services.

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