Compensation Paid, Amounts of Unsuccessful & Successful Claims under Vaccine Damage Payment Fund
Dear Department for Work and Pensions,
I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Please send me:
1. The total amount of money awarded under the Vaccine Damage Fund since the fund’s inception in 1979 until now.
2. The total number of claims made under the Vaccine Damage Fund since the fund’s inception in 1979 until now.
3. The total number of successful claims made under the Vaccine Damage Fund since the fund’s inception in 1979 until now.
4. The total number of unsuccessful claims made under the Vaccine Damage Fund since the fund’s inception in 1979 until now.
I would like the above information to be provided to me via email.
If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are required to advise and assist requesters.
I understand that you are required to respond to my request within the 20 working days after you receive this letter. I would be grateful if you could confirm you have received this request.
Thank you again.
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Dear Colleen Paviour,
I am writing in response to your request for information, received 8 May.
Your response is attached
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