Damages (Asbestos-Related Conditions) Bill

Part of Bill Presented – in the House of Commons at 1:32 pm on 24th April 2009.

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Photo of Linda Gilroy Linda Gilroy Labour, Plymouth, Sutton 1:32 pm, 24th April 2009

I join my hon. Friend in thanking the trade unions. Will the Bill fully restore the security that people who developed pleural plaques once had, whereby if they went on to develop the whole disease, they had the basic plank from which to make a further compensation claim without the hassle otherwise involved? Plymouth has been a hot spot for that.

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