Urgent Question on the contaminated blood scandal: 29 January 2018

29 January 2018

Diana Johnson, MP for Kingston upon Hull North, asked an Urgent Question on the inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal in the House of Commons on Monday 29 January.

In response, Cabinet Office Minister Chloe Smith told the House that the Government have asked the Lord Chief Justice to provide a nomination of a judge to chair the inquiry.

Transcripts of proceedings in the House of Commons Chamber are available in Hansard online three hours after they happen.

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At times MPs may want to put an urgent question to a Minister. If a matter of public importance has arisen, which an MP believes requires an immediate answer from a government minister, they may apply to the Speaker to put forward such a question.

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