HC Deb 03 December 1984 vol 69 cc71-2W
Mr. Chris Smith

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what steps he is taking to ensure that

(a) (b) (c) (d)
No IVA Lower-rate IVA Middle-rate IVA Higher-rate IVA
Number of IVB beneficiaries by entitlement to IVA 119,000 281,000 153,000 184,000
Number of IVB beneficiaries receiving AC 89,000 147,000 60,000 69,000
Average amount of AC £2.98 £2.88 £2.46 £1.80
Number of IVB beneficiaries receiving AC which equals or exceeds IVA 89,000 82,000 11,000 1,100

regional blood transfusion centres have available to them the resources to carry out HTLV 3 antibody screening tests on blood donated.

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

I refer the hon. Member to my reply of 22 November to the hon. Member for Ross, Cromarty and Skye (Mr. Kennedy) at column326.

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