Personal Injury: Compensation:Written question - 29487

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Asked on: 02 March 2016
Ministry of Justice
Personal Injury: Compensation
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what progress his Department has made on implementing the recommendations of the whiplash reform programme.
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Answered by: Dominic Raab
Answered on: 08 March 2016

Further reforms were announced in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement in November. Those reforms will remove the right to compensation for pain, suffering and loss of amenity from minor whiplash injuries, and reduce legal costs by raising the small claims limit for personal injury claims to £5,000. The government will consult on the detail of these reforms in due course, with a view to implementing them as soon as the necessary legislation is in place.

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