FOI 25486

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FOI 25486

Request

We would like to make a Freedom of Information Request regarding the staffing of the VDPS. We would like a response in spreadsheet form, broken down by month, displaying the number of employees working for the VDPS since January 2020 to the present month of May 2022, showing a total of 29 months.

Response

January 2020 – October 2021

I am writing to advise you that following a search of our paper and electronic records, I have established that the information you requested is not held by the NHS Business Services Authority. The NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) was formally requested by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) to manage the Vaccine Damage Payment Scheme (VDPS) from 1 November 2021. DHSC remains responsible for the policy and legislation that governs the VDPS.

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) was previously the administrator of the VDPS, prior to 1 November 2021.

It is possible that Department of Work and Pensions hold some or all of the information you require. They can be contacted at:

Freedom of Information Requests

Department of Work and Pensions

Caxton House

Tothill Street

London SW1H 9NA

Email freedom-of-information-request@dwp.gsi.gov.uk

November 2021 – May 2022

A copy of the information is attached.

The figures represent head count.

Please note that this request and our response is published on our Freedom of Information disclosure log at:

https://opendata.nhsbsa.net/dataset/foi-25486

Data Queries

If you have any queries regarding the data provided, or if you plan on publishing the data please contact nhsbsa.foirequests@nhs.net ensuring you quote the above reference. This is important to ensure that the figures are not misunderstood or misrepresented.

If you plan on producing a press or broadcast story based upon the data please contact nhsbsa.communicationsteam@nhs.net. This is important to ensure that the figures are not misunderstood or misrepresented.

The information supplied to you continues to be protected by the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 and is subject to NHSBSA copyright. This information is licenced under the terms of the Open Government Licence detailed at: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/3/

Should you wish to re-use the information you must include the following statement: “NHSBSA Copyright 2022” This information is licenced under the terms of the Open Government Licence:

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/3/

Failure to do so is a breach of the terms of the licence.

Information you receive which is not subject to NHSBSA Copyright continues to be protected by the copyright of the person, or organisation, from which the information originated. Please obtain their permission before reproducing any third party (non NHSBSA Copyright) information.

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Last Updated June 15, 2022, 12:30 (UTC)
Created June 15, 2022, 12:29 (UTC)