Divisive whiplash and Ogden Bill passes through Commons

Houses of Parliament

The Civil Liability Bill has now passed through the House of Commons and will go to the House of Lords for a reading ahead of legislation which is expected in 2020.

The AA welcomed the move and said that the Bill, which will change how claims for whiplash injuries are paid out, was a victory for common sense.

The Bill also addresses how the discount rate, otherwise known as the Ogden rate, should be set following the shock rate cuts from 2.5% to -0.75% in 2017. Experts have predicted the Bill

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