Disclosure of Parity Exercise Documents

S Carroll made this Freedom of Information request to Department of Health and Social Care

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Dear Department of Health and Social Care,

I writing to request the internal information sent to EIBSS by DHSC in regards to what to implement regarding the "Parity Exercise". The understanding the Infected Blood Community was led to believe by Ministers was that the 4 schemes would be the same & of equal monetary payments, the reality has proved very different indeed. Documents from the 25/03/21 - 30/07/21 which would provide a clear picture.

I am not requesting any of the public statements made by the Paymaster General in regards to this issue.

I would like the documents which explain the internal procedure provided by the DHSC to EIBSS as to what they were permitted to pay beneficiaries, the documents relating to implementation of what was decided to pay & not to pay again the documentation from the 25/03/21 - 30/07/21.

Yours faithfully,

S Carroll

Department of Health and Social Care

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Dear S Carroll,

Please find attached the Department of Health and Social Care's response
to your recent FOI request (our ref:FOI-1351789).

Yours sincerely, 

Michael Pierson
Freedom of Information Team
Department of Health and Social Care

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