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Cancelled: APPG meeting March 22 2017

Following reports of an incident in the Westminster area, we’re sorry to say that this afternoon’s APPG meeting will not go ahead as scheduled. Thank you for your concern, Jeff and the team are safe. Apologies for the inconvenience, we will reschedule as soon as possible and make sure you’re

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Response to the Contaminated Blood Announcement and Consultation

Overview The Department of Health (DH) today published a written ministerial statement announcing some changes to the support scheme for people affected by contaminated blood and launching a new consultation on the Special Category Mechanism and the discretionary support scheme. The consultation will run for six weeks, until the 17th

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Westminster Justice Summit

The Haemophilia Society attended the Westminster Justice Summit today, hosted by Andy Burnham MP. At the event representatives from a large number of justice campaigns, including campaigners on contaminated blood shared their situations and challenges with the group. In his comments, Andy Burnham said there was a need to rebalance

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MPs vote for the Government to bring forward revised proposals for Contaminated Blood support

MPs today voted for the Government to bring forward revised proposals for Contaminated Blood support and approved, without a division, a motion criticising the reformed scheme announced this summer. In a debate in the House of Commons this afternoon on Reform of the support arrangements for people affected by contaminated

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Update on Contaminated Blood Campaigning

The Haemophilia Society are continuing to put pressure on the government to respond to the issues raised by the consultation on support arrangements for people infected by contaminated blood. Following on from the APPG meeting last month where a group of MPs questioned the responsible minister Jane Ellison and some

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