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Equality Bill

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

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Photo of Evan Harris Evan Harris Shadow Science Minister 11:31 am, 9th June 2009

After 2014, unless you can see the future, it might well not be there and the insurance industry would presumably want to stratify, because that is its job. Do you recognise that there is a risk—it may not be your problem, but it may be a public concern—that there would be an uninsurable group of people who therefore, essentially, could not get insurance because of their genetic characteristics?