[Sir Alan Meale in the Chair] — Backbench business — Claims Management Companies

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 2:39 pm on 8th November 2012.

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Photo of Andrew Slaughter Andrew Slaughter Shadow Minister (Justice) 2:39 pm, 8th November 2012

I am glad the hon. Gentleman mentions Germany, because one provision in German law is that one cannot make a soft tissue injury claim—a whiplash claim—if one’s vehicle is travelling at below 8 kph. That was the subject of another of the amendments that we tabled to the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act but the Government chose not to accept.