Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has been called to give evidence to the Infected Blood Inquiry at the end of July.
The Prime Minister will give evidence along with senior colleagues including Jeremy Hunt, Jeremy Quin and Penny Mordaunt.
The full timetable for the evidence hearings is outlined below:
- Monday 24 July – 10am Penny Mordaunt, Paymaster General (2020-2021)
- Tuesday 25 July – 10am Jeremy Quin, Paymaster General (2022-)
2pm Shona Dunn, Second Permanent Secretary, Department of Health and Social Care (2021-)
- Wednesday 26 July – 2pm Rishi Sunak, Prime Minister (2022-), Chancellor of the Exchequer (2020-2022)
- Friday 28 July – 2pm Jeremy Hunt, Chancellor of the Exchequer (2022-), Secretary of State for Health and Social Care (2018), Secretary of State for Health (2012-2018)
At these hearings, the Inquiry will take evidence about the Government’s response to the use of infected blood and blood products and the question of compensation.
If you would like to attend, you can register your interest on the Infected Blood Inquiry website.