Statement on contaminated blood

11 January 2011

Andrew Lansley, Secretary of State for Health, made a statement to the House of Commons on Monday 10 January on patients who contracted Hepatitis C and HIV from NHS blood and blood products during the 1970s and 1980s.

Oral statements

Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday). Statements usually relate to matters of policy or government actions.

At the end of a statement, MPs can respond or question the government minister on its contents.

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