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

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The £1,000 limit has not been changed for many years, and it is of course a great deal lower than the general small claims limit of £10,000. In my view, a small claims track limit of £5,000 balances access-to-justice considerations with reasonably administering the courts system.