Mesothelioma — Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:58 pm on 9th December 2014.

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Photo of Lord Faulks Lord Faulks The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice 2:58 pm, 9th December 2014

It is absolutely not the case that there is insufficient funding for research. As I have said more than once, the case is that, at the moment, there is not a suitable number of applications for research. The funding is very much there. As to any question of insurers making some profit out of this, I will look into that. It is contrary to what the Government wish to achieve.