England Infected Blood Support Scheme:Written question - 252870

(Edinburgh East)

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Asked on: 10 May 2019
Department of Health and Social Care
England Infected Blood Support Scheme
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, from which budget in his Department the increase in funding for the England Infected Blood Support Scheme has been allocated.
Answered by: Jackie Doyle-Price
Answered on: 15 May 2019

The Department undertakes a comprehensive annual planning exercise each year to allocate resources. The increase in infected blood payments was factored into this exercise for 2019/20 and scope was found to ensure that the costs can be met.

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