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Access to Justice: Court Digitisation Programme

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Justice – in the House of Commons on 8th October 2019.

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Photo of Andrew Slaughter Andrew Slaughter Labour, Hammersmith

From next April, the vast majority of personal injury claims will have to be dealt with online, without the benefit of legal advice. Even the Association of British Insurers—the major advocate and beneficiary of that policy—does not think the Government will be ready. It is urging the Government to drop the proposed increase in the small claims limit for employers and public liability and concentrate on road traffic claims. As the Government often follow the ABI’s advice, will they on this occasion?