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Motor Vehicles: Insurance

Volume 486: debated on Tuesday 13 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what assessment he has made of the accuracy of information held on the Motor Insurance Database. (245914)

The provision of data to the Motor Insurance Database is the responsibility of the insurance industry. The Department for Transport data submission requirements for the insurance industry are for 95 per cent. of new records to be on the database within seven days. The industry estimates that nearly 99 per cent. of all appropriate records are now placed on the database within seven days.