Disability: Equality

(asked on 5th July 2022) - View Source

Question to the Ministry of Justice:

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the remarks by Baroness Stedman-Scott on 21 June (HL Deb col 56GC), when they plan to consult on the feasibility of a pilot scheme testing the (1) advantages, and (2) disadvantages, of extending cost protection to disability claims.

Answered by
Lord Bellamy Portrait
Lord Bellamy
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Justice)
This question was answered on 15th July 2022

The Government is continuing to consider the possibility of consulting on a pilot scheme examining the advantages and disadvantages of extending costs protections to disability claims. This is an important issue that requires careful consideration, and we will set out the way forward in the coming months.

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