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England Infected Blood Support Scheme

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 75074, tabled on 15 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will provide a specific timeframe for when (a) bereaved partner payments and (b) back payments to 2019 will be issued under the England Infected Blood Support Scheme.

Answered on

23 November 2021

The Department has processed the vast majority of the additional payments and we anticipate that the bereaved partner payments, including back-dating where applicable, will be made by the end of the calendar year.