Clause 1 — Payments

Part of Support and Protection for Elderly People and Adults at Risk of Abuse – in the House of Commons at 4:14 pm on 10th November 2010.

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Photo of Chris Leslie Chris Leslie Shadow Minister (Treasury) 4:14 pm, 10th November 2010

I disagree about the pledge, and I did not sign it for particular reasons, but my point is simply that the hon. Lady signed the pledge before the general election and it committed her to a number of things, one of which was somehow to fulfil the aspirations of those policyholders who interpreted the pledge in a particular way. I, too, have met EMAG representatives and they are not as happy and understanding as the hon. Lady suggests.