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Congenital Abnormalities: Compensation

Volume 491: debated on Wednesday 22 April 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much compensation the Government has paid out to people who had birth defects caused by the side-effects of pharmaceutical treatment in the last 30 years. (269030)

The Department’s financial records indicate that no such compensation has been paid in the period since 2001-02.

Information prior to this date could be provided only at disproportionate cost.