SIBF NEWS

4th April 2016

Penrose – setting patient off against patient? – a member’s view

An SIBF member voices an opinion on Lord Penrose’s approach to victims:   I have never met Lord Penrose and didn’t know much about him but […]
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 […]
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 […]
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), […]
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 […]
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 […]