Genetics: Screening:Written question - 117433


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Asked on: 04 December 2017
Department of Health
Genetics: Screening
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if the Government will consult on extending the moratorium that allows people not to declare the results of genetic tests to insurers after 1 November 2019; and if he will make a statement.
Answered by: Jackie Doyle-Price
Answered on: 07 December 2017

The Government is working with the Association of British Insurers to renew the existing Concordat and Moratorium. We will be seeking the views of an established group of stakeholders with a view to publication in early 2018 ahead of the end date of the Concordat and Moratorium in November 2019.

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