The government’s whiplash reform package will fail and this is why

Dear Lord Chancellor,

It is reasonable to assume that policy decisions by the overseer of the legal sector which will have dramatic ramifications for tens of thousands in the sector, not to mention hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of the public, would be likely to start by hitting the declared policy objectives.

As I understand it, there is one declared policy aim: ‘to disincentivise minor, exaggerated and fraudulent’ claims.

Incidental, but of political significance, is the statement that the reform package will ‘benefit motorists by reducing the number and cost of minor, exaggerated and fraudulent c...

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