Damages (Asbestos-Related Conditions) Bill

Part of Bill Presented – in the House of Commons at 2:04 pm on 24th April 2009.

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Photo of Andrew Robathan Andrew Robathan Opposition Deputy Chief Whip (Commons) 2:04 pm, 24th April 2009

That is the point that I wished to raise. Vibration white finger is measurable. It can be seen, and I have constituents who have it. Whatever the rights and wrongs of the issue, they are compensated, rightly. But the Bill specifically states that

"a condition...which...is not causing or is not likely to cause impairment of a person's physical condition is a personal injury".

How can that be the case?

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