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Vaccine-Damaged Children

Volume 885: debated on Tuesday 28 January 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what action she is taking to ensure that vaccine-damaged children receive adequate compensation.

On 4th December I announced that the scope of the Family Fund administered by the Rowntree Trust had been extended to cover all severely handicapped children. This should provide a practical measure of assistance to vaccine-damaged children and their families pending the report of the Royal Commission.