Biba demands permanent 42 day notice period for riot claims


The call was made in its response to the Home Affairs Select Committee’s Inquiry, ‘Policing large-scale disorder: lessons from the disturbances of August 2011’.

Graeme Trudgill, Biba head of corporate affairs, said: “Fourteen days is not a remotely realistic period for businesses to quantify losses and make a full submission under that Act, and there is no obvious necessity to have such a strict deadline.

"The move to extend this to 42 days in August was correct and we now want to see this

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