Clause 2 — Eligible people with diffuse mesothelioma

Part of Mesothelioma Bill [Lords] – in the House of Commons at 4:30 pm on 7th January 2014.

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Photo of Steve Rotheram Steve Rotheram Labour, Liverpool, Walton 4:30 pm, 7th January 2014

My hon. Friend is making a powerful point, but does he agree that premiums should not be increased, because premiums have already been paid to insurance companies who made huge profits and distributed them to shareholders? They have had the money and they should pay out, as that is what happens with an insurance scheme.