The government marks its own homework

In July this year the Transport Select Committee published their report “Driving premiums down: fraud and the cost of motor insurance”. In that report, the TSC welcomed the programme of reforms being carried out by the government (which it had largely suggested) and called for more to be done, particularly in respect of psychological claims, but the TSC also cautioned the government from moving too quickly in some of its reforms. It was before this Committee and as part of this process that DWF partner and Head of Motor, Nigel Teasdale, gave evidence last year. On Friday, the TSC published responses to their report from the government and the ABI.

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Nigel Teasdale

Partner - Head of Motor, Fraud, Costs and Claimant Teams

I am Head of the Motor, Fraud, Costs and Claimant teams at DWF and am responsible for the operational delivery of those teams. My background is in dealing with motor claims, particularly large loss.