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Vaccine-Damaged Children

Volume 958: debated on Monday 20 November 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether the proposed legislation concerning vaccine-damaged children will include provision for children affected by drugs taken during the mother's pregnancy.

I am considering whether the legislation should apply in respect of disabled persons suffering severe disability as a result of foetal damage resulting from vaccination of the mother against one of the diseases covered by the scheme.