SIBF NEWS

25th April 2016

Scottish applications to Skipton Fund to 2011

    The Penrose Inquiry, roundly branded a ‘whitewash’, did nonetheless yield important information about the contaminated blood disaster as it affected Scotland and Scottish patient […]
22nd April 2016

Support and Assistance Grants

The Financial review Group proposals accepted by the Scottish Government, included a Support and Assistance grant scheme, funded up to £1m per year. The document can […]
19th April 2016

‘Don’t tell us you’re sorry. Show us you’re sorry’

MP’s from the across the UK implored the Westminster Government to think again on the proposals thus far expressed in their consultation. The UK model was […]
16th April 2016

‘Quietly solve this or it could lead to an open-ended commitment of huge proportions’

At the recent House of Commons debate, some MP’s made powerful statements. Below is an extract from a Scottish MP, Dr Philippa Whitford (Central Ayrshire) (SNP), […]
12th April 2016

Contaminated Blood debate in the House of Commons

As many victims and their relatives from all over the UK protested outside the House of Commons in Westminster today, UK MP’s debated inside the House […]
12th April 2016

“Everyone affected by the tragedy, including widows and dependents, should receive support commensurate with the decades of suffering and loss of amenity they have experienced.”

The forthcoming backbench debate was tabled in these words: “That this House recognises that the contaminated blood scandal was one of the biggest treatment disasters in […]