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Personal Injury: Compensation

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 61881, tabled on 26 January 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the evidential basis was for the potential effect of the proposals in her Department's consultation on Reforming the Soft Tissue Injury (whiplash) Claims Process, published in November 2016, on people with protected characteristics.

Answered on

31 January 2017

The impact assessment published at the same time as the consultation document, on 17 November, sets out the evidence used to assess the impacts on people with protected characteristics. The consultation document sought further information on the potential impact of the proposed reforms, including impacts on those with protected characteristics. The Government is currently analysing the information submitted during the consultation period and will publish a revised impact assessment in due course.

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