Infected Blood Compensation Framework Study and Infected Blood Inquiry

Treasury written question – answered at on 15 May 2023.

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Photo of Diana R. Johnson Diana R. Johnson Chair, Home Affairs Committee, Chair, Home Affairs Committee

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will list (a) dates and (b) attendees of his Department's meetings on the infected blood (i) inquiry and (ii) compensation framework since January 1st 2023.

Photo of Diana R. Johnson Diana R. Johnson Chair, Home Affairs Committee, Chair, Home Affairs Committee

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimates his department has made of the cost to the public purse of the compensation scheme for victims of the infected blood scandal.

Photo of John Glen John Glen The Chief Secretary to the Treasury

As the Minister for the Cabinet Office set out in his statement of 19 April, the Government welcome the publication of the infected blood inquiry’s second interim report, and is considering its recommendations carefully.

HM Treasury officials are working closely with colleagues in the Cabinet Office and the Department of Health and Social Care, among others, who are leading on the consideration and analysis of the recommendations.

As the Minister for the Cabinet Office set out in his answer to your question of 20 April, Ministers and officials at all levels meet regularly to discuss this issue. My officials and I are involved in those discussions, and will continue to be so.

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