Blood: Contamination

Cabinet Office written question – answered at on 24 May 2024.

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Photo of Matthew Offord Matthew Offord Conservative, Hendon

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether it is his policy to ensure that interim payments are made to those who have been affected by infected blood.

Photo of John Glen John Glen The Paymaster General and Minister for the Cabinet Office

The Victims and Prisoners Bill includes provisions which place a statutory duty on the Government to make interim payments of £100,000 to estates of the deceased infected people who were registered with existing or former support schemes before 17 April 2024 for deaths not yet recognised.

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