...but so far provides nothing and ignores our emails
Politicians like Colburn are one of the many reasons his party are politically finished now. Self serving and unwilling to accept facts. An absolute disgrace. Let’s see his “evidence”
Tell his constituents to ask him if he has read the information brought forward during the HepC enquiry. From 1978-1991 the UK Govn’t knowingly bought HepC/HIV infected blood and have still NEVER broadcast public info that those receiving products during that time should be tested.
UK prob highest liver cancer rates in Europe. And it’s not from drinking. It’s from HepC. Govn’t hoping for natural attrition rather than expensive drugs.
I had to pay for first lot privately before NICE agreed to pay for the rest. I was 44!
Worst comment Clarke ‘what does it matter’ that people died.
Did you know that MHRA has hidden v injuries they knew about for MMR since 1983 as it might affect trust in Vees!
How about Zahawi saying they’re as safe as HPV. You know the one with the highest side effects previously. So guess he was sort of telling the truth.
I have just received this frankly pathetic and dismissive response from HMG's petitions unit.
The Government cannot comment on the terms on which COVID-19 vaccines were supplied as these are confidential. Indemnities do not prevent individuals from pursuing legal claims for compensation.
The Government cannot comment on the terms on which COVID-19 vaccines were supplied as these are confidential.
Even though the COVID-19 vaccines have been developed at pace, at no point and at no stage of development has safety been bypassed. These vaccines have satisfied, in full, all the necessary requirements for safety, effectiveness and quality.
The speed of the vaccine rollout put the UK in a strong position. The UK was the first country in the world to grant a temporary authorisation for and deploy the Pfizer and Oxford / AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines. The UK was the first major European economy and first G20 member to vaccinate 50% of its population with at least one dose, and to provide boosters to 50% of the population.
The benefits of the COVID-19 vaccines rollout have been demonstrated in terms of public health and allowing the gradual and safe removal of restrictions on everyday life over the past eighteen months.
In general, indemnities given to manufacturers do not prevent individuals from pursuing a legal claim against a manufacturer for compensation. Rather, the indemnity determines who will pay the manufacturer’s losses arising from such a claim.
Although the details of indemnity schemes are commercially confidential, we understand that many governments entered into such arrangements to ensure ready access to COVID-19 vaccines.
In August 2021, amendments to the Human Medicines Regulations 2012 were made to support the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines. Although the legislation provides partial immunity from civil liability for vaccines supplied under emergency authorisation, it preserves individuals’ right to sue the producers of the vaccine under Part 1 of the Consumer Protection Act 1987. This provides an important level of protection if the safety of the product is not such as people are generally entitled to expect, taking all circumstances into account, and if that defect causes personal injury.
The Vaccine Damage Payment Scheme (VDPS) is a no-fault scheme that provides a one-off, tax-free payment of £120,000 to claimants who have been found, on the balance of probabilities, to have been seriously disabled as a result of a vaccine for a disease listed in the Vaccine Damage Payment Act 1979. The figure of £120,000 is a one-off lump-sum payment, not designed to cover lifetime costs for those impacted.
It is in addition to the Government support package to those with a disability or long-term health condition, including Statutory Sick Pay, Universal Credit, Employment and Support Allowance, Attendance Allowance, and Personal Independence Payments.
A successful claim to VDPS does not stop an individual from bringing litigation against the vaccine manufacturer for damages as the VDPS is not a compensation scheme.
Department of Health and Social Care
When will our so called leaders acknowledge the sheer scale of the harms which have been inflicted, the many many lives which have been destroyed?
What kind of future do we now face as the UK's decline accelerates?
Marijke Roberts Is wrong. Coulson is despicable. Unwavering in his devotion to defending the official narrative, even at those pesky petition debates that he thinks are a waste of parliamentary time.