Only a few days to go: We’re raising £25,000 to keep TheyWorkForYou running and make sure people across the UK can hold their elected representatives to account.

Donate to our crowdfunder

Equality Bill

Part of the debate – in a Public Bill Committee at 11:31 am on 9th June 2009.

Alert me about debates like this

Nick Starling: If you wished to buy health-related insurance and had mesothelioma, clearly that would be an issue. You would not be able to obtain cover for that for understandable reasons. If you have pleural plaques, that is an indication of exposure to asbestos and would be part of any risk assessment, but it is not directly related to the provisions in the Bill, as I understand them.