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Personal Injury: Compensation

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 12th January 2017.

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Photo of John Pugh John Pugh Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Education)

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to paragraph 130 of her Department's consultation entitled, Reforming the Soft Tissue Injury Claims Process, published in November 2016, what the evidential basis is for the assertion that credit hire costs added up to £10 per policy to car insurance premiums.

Photo of Oliver Heald Oliver Heald The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

The range of £3 to £10 which formed part of the call for evidence section of the consultation document was based on figures from a variety of reports and investigations carried out by the Office of Fair Trading, the Competition Commission, the Competition and Markets Authority and from industry sources.

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