§ Mr. Selous
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what plans he has to compensate victims of the hepatitis C, who became infected as a result of NHS treatment. 
§ Yvette Cooper
I apologise to the hon. Member for the delay in responding to this question. I refer the hon. Member to the reply that my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State gave my hon. Friend the Member for Blackpool, North and Fleetwood (Mrs. Humble) on 5 March 2002,Official Report, column 192W.1048W
There are no plans to provide financial support for haemophilia patients who became infected with hepatitis C through NHS blood products.