§ Mr. Ashley
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many vaccine damage payments were made in 1989; and if he will categorise these according to the age of the child when the vaccination took place, the year of the vaccination and the nature of the vaccination.
§ Mrs. Gillian Shephard
Three payments were awarded in 1989 under the provisions of the Vaccine Damage Payments Act 1979. The details are:
Age at date of vaccination Year vaccination was given Type of vaccination cited on claim form 4 years 1986 Measles 12 to 15 months 1986 Measles 15 to 18 months 1972 Measles