Early day motion 1219

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CAR INSURANCE POSTCODE DISCRIMINATION

That this House notes that car insurance rates can differ by more than 10 times between people insuring from different postcodes; further notes that these extraordinary disparities in insurance charges can take place even between neighbouring postcodes; further notes that these disparities are discriminatory against people on low incomes and particularly people from particular ethnic minorities who are concentrated in particular postcodes; calls on the Government to outlaw postcode discrimination and oblige insurers to insure on the basis of the individual, not the area, as a matter of urgency; and further calls on the Government to legislate if necessary to ensure insurers are provided with information about individuals applying for car insurance that is relevant to make an insurance assessment but in line with respecting the individual's right to privacy.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Galloway, George Respect Bradford West 19.03.2013
Godsiff, Roger Labour Party Birmingham Hall Green 25.03.2013
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 22.03.2013
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 26.03.2013
Riordan, Linda Labour Party Halifax 26.03.2013
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 10.04.2013
Sharma, Virendra Labour Party Ealing Southall 20.03.2013