Insurance industry dismayed by ECJ ruling

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Maggie Craig, the Association of British Insurers' acting director general, said: "This gender ban is disappointing news for UK consumers and something the UK insurance industry has fought against for the last decade. The judgment ignores the fact that taking a person's gender into account, where relevant to the risk, enables men and women alike to get a more accurate price for their insurance."

As the British Insurance Brokers' Association pointed out, the ruling is almost certain to mean that

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