Government discuss credit hire

According to reports by Post, credit hire shaped part of the agenda at a government meeting focusing on the Autumn Statement.

The meeting is believed to have involved representatives from the Ministry of Justice, along with government officials and members of the motor insurance sector.

Post reports its sources suggested it was a ‘constructive and positive’ meeting that covered the whiplash reforms proposed in the 25 November Autumn Statement and concerns around credit hire.

Head of communications at the Association of British Insurers (ABI), Anthony Wright said, ‘We can confirm that the ABI facilitated a private meeting between senior ministers and senior representatives of the top motor insurers to discuss various issues relating to the cost of motor insurance.’

The reforms proposed by the Autumn Statement moved towards a care framework for minor whiplash claims and an increase in the threshold of the small claims track.

Source: Post