PM agrees to extend claim period and says that Riot Act stands

Conservative prime minister David Cameron

The announcement came as the Association of British Insurers (ABI) revised its estimated figure of claims likely to be paid out by the insurance industry to be in excess of £200m.

Otto Thoresen, the director general of the ABI, said: "The insurance industry is already paying out claims to people with insurance, but wants to do more to support the government in helping people get back on their feet. We will work in partnership with the government, and share our expertise, to make sure that the

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