Please may you provide me with the following statistics under the Freedom of Information Act 2000:
‘1. The total number of claims made under the Vaccine Damage Payment Scheme since its creation until now.
2. The total number of successful claims made under the Vaccine Damage Payment Scheme since its creation until now.
3. A breakdown of the reason why the claims were rejected (including the number of claims rejected due to causation, disablement being less than 60%, and those outside the time-limit)
5. The total number of claims and successful claims for Vaccine Damage payments in relation to COVID-19 vaccination, and if unsuccessful, the reason for their rejection.’
We’ve noted that your questions jump from question 3 to question 5. Was there an additional question which you have omitted? Please get in touch if this is the case, advising what the missing question was.
Please note that questions 1 to 3 cover all claims, and not just those for Covid-19.
As at 21 December 2021, there have been 7,198 claims registered up to date since the launch of the scheme.
There have been 946 Awards made to date.
Please see the attached spread sheet. The figures provided cover the period from Scheme Inception to December 2021.
As of 1 December 2021, the total number of COVID-19 claims for a vaccine damage payment is 562.
No payments have been made to date. This is due to the COVID-19 assessments not being concluded.
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