HC Deb 10 May 2001 vol 368 cc321-2W
Mr. Matthew Taylor

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if individuals who claim disablement as a result of participating in experiments at the Chemical Defence Establishment, Porton Down are entitled to receive the case notes of their application for an award from the War Pension Agency. [160495]

Mr. Bayley

No, individuals are not entitled to receive the War Pensions Agency's case notes relating to their application for a War Pension.

However, under the terms of the Data Protection Act 1998, individuals will have the right of access to clerical information from 24 October 2001.