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Vaccine Damage Payments

Volume 961: debated on Wednesday 24 January 1979

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Mr. Secretary Ennals, supported by Mr. Secretary Mason, Mr. Secretary Millan, Mr. Secretary Morris, Mr. Stanley Orme, Mr. Attorney-General, Mr. Robert Sheldon, Mr. Roland Moyle, Mr. Alfred Morris, and Mr. Eric Deakins, presented a Bill to provide for payments to be made out of public funds in cases where severe disablement occurs as a result of vaccination against certain diseases or of contact with a person who has been vaccinated against any of those diseases; to make provision in connection with similar payments made before the passing of this Act; and for purposes connected therewith: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time tomorrow and to be printed [Bill 58].