Six months is a long time in politics

18 Feb 2020

December 2019 was the first anniversary of Royal Assent to the Civil Liability Act 2018 and mid-January 2020 marked six months on from one of David Gauke’s last decisions as Lord Chancellor to set a new personal injury discount rate of minus 0.25% for England and Wales under powers in part 2 of the act writes Alistair Kinley, director of policy and government affairs at BLM.

Oddly, perhaps, the earlier part one of the Civil Liabilities Act has yet to come to life and a raft of regulations is still required before the whiplash reforms it contains will bite.

Find out more in Alistair’s article on the Insurance Post website here (subscription required).

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