HC Deb 21 March 1990 vol 169 cc641-2W
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