HC Deb 09 February 1993 vol 218 cc609-10W
Mr. Alfred Morris

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what representations she has had in regard to compensating people with haemophilia who have contracted hepatitis in the course of treatment under the NHS; what reply she is sending; what action she will be taking; and if she will make a statement.

Mr. Sackville

I shall be writing to the right hon. Member in response to his representations soon.

The Government recognised the special case for making payments to haemophiliacs and recipients of blood or tissue infected with HIV through medical treatment within the United Kingdom. There are no plans to extend these special payments.

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