HC Deb 21 July 1989 vol 157 c431W
Mr. Holt

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how much compensation is paid to brain-damaged victims following vaccinations who are deemed to be 75 per cent. disabled.

Mr. Peter Lloyd

No payments under the Vaccine Damage Payments Act 1979 are made for disablement assessed at less than 80 per cent. However, anyone who believes they are disabled as a result of vaccination may seek compensation through the courts.