HC Deb 08 June 1995 vol 261 cc308-9W
Mrs. Beckett

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much compensation has been paid to people who contracted HIV from contaminated blood products; how many people have received compensation; and how many were haemophiliacs. [27345]

Mr. Sackville

Payments totalling £87 million have been made to those who contracted HIV from infected blood and blood products, and to their families. Of 1,511 people who received payments, 1,238 were haemophilia patients.