Meeting no objections in the Welsh Assembly, a call on Westminster for an "Independent Statutory Inquiry" was agreed by all.

The motion which was debated for just under an hour in the Welsh Assembly met no objection, and calls on the UK government to deliver a "Full Public Inquiry" into contaminated Factor concentrates and blood products. AM's from various parties made impassioned speeches on behalf of constituents and made no bones about pointing out that the time for truth and answers for victims and their families is now. "The proposal is to agree the motion. Does any Member object? No. Therefore, the motion is agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36." The motion put and agreed to reads as follows...

1. Calls on the UK Government to hold a full public inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal of the 1970s and 1980s.

2. Notes that 70 people in Wales have died from HIV and Hepatitis C acquired when they received contaminated blood products and others are still living with these diseases.

3. Acknowledges that bereaved relatives are living with the consequences of this tragedy.

4. Notes that, in March 2015, the UK Government apologised to people infected by contaminated blood products and treatment and further notes that the affected families have never received full answers about how this was allowed to happen and are still campaigning for justice.


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