Son of infected blood victim blames government for excluding families from £400m compensation

The son of a victim of the contaminated blood scandal said he blames the government for setting up a £400m compensation excluding half of the families involved.

A judge has anticipated that more than 4,000 surviving victims should receive provisional compensation of £100,000 each, but this could exclude families who weren’t in a relationship with the victims at the time of their death.

“That is the fault of the government and the Department of Health that have created a scheme that excludes half of these families”, campaigner Jason Evans said.

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