Coronavirus: Vaccine Damage Payment Scheme

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 21st December 2021.

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Photo of Christopher Chope Christopher Chope Conservative, Christchurch

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many applications have been received under the Vaccine Damage Payments Act 1979 for compensation for disabilities caused by covid-19 vaccinations; how many staff in his Department are engaged in assessing those applications; and how many of those applications have (a) been successful, (b) been rejected and (c) are still under consideration as of 2 December 2021 as of 2 December 2021.

Photo of Maria Caulfield Maria Caulfield The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

As of 6 December 2021, 562 claims have been received to the Vaccine Damage Payment Scheme regarding the COVID-19 vaccines. These claims are currently being processed and have no outcome at this stage.

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