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Thalidomide Trust

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 35525, tabled on 19 July 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when discussions with the Thalidomide Trust on support for ongoing health needs beyond 2022-23 will conclude.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

30 July 2021

On 3 March 2021, we committed to continue the Thalidomide Health Grant beyond 31 March 2023. This commitment includes an initial payment of approximately £39 million for the first four years after the current grant ends. Future funding figures will be confirmed every four years following an assessment of need.

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