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Insurance: Discrimination

Volume 460: debated on Thursday 24 May 2007

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what recent assessment he has made of whether services offered by the travel insurance industry discriminate against older people. (138394)

I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave on 16 April 2007, Official Report, column 408W, to the hon. Member for Stroud (Mr. Drew).

The Government’s Discrimination Law Review are currently considering whether there is a case for prohibiting age discrimination in the provision of goods, facilities and services, including insurance. The Government expect to publish a Green Paper shortly.