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NHS and Social Care Coronavirus Life Assurance Scheme 2020

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 70423, tabled on 7 July 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many applications have (a) been made and (b) accepted under the NHS and Social Care Coronavirus Life Assurance scheme since its introduction.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

23 July 2020

The NHS and Social Care Coronavirus Life Assurance (England) Scheme 2020 opened on 20 May 2020. As of 8 July 2020, 51 claim forms have been received, 19 of these have been assessed as eligible and the families notified that the lump sum will be paid once probate is received. The remaining 32 claim forms are currently being considered and no decision has yet been made.

Answered by

Department of Health and Social Care
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