§ Lord Lester of Herne Hill
asked Her Majesty's Government:
Whether they will publish documents relevant to the death of haemophiliacs from hepatitis C after being given Factor 8, referred to in the Observer on 21 November; and, if not, why not. [HL69]
§ Lord Hunt of Kings Heath
There are two documents referred to in theObserver article. The first is a letter about manufacturing practice dated 2 May 1979 from Dr Richard Lane, then Director of the Blood Products Laboratory, to an official in the Department of Health and Social Security. The second has been identified as 106WA a paper written by officials on 21 December 1979 advising Ministers on the future of the Blood Products Laboratory. Copies of both documents have been placed in the Library.