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Straw confident PI referral fees will be criminalised

PUBLISHED September 29, 2011

Jack Straw is confident he will succeed in his high-profile bid to criminalise personal injury referral fees. The former justice secretary believes the government will amend its reforms of civil litigation to incorporate the sanction. The MP for Blackburn said yesterday that Labour?s legalisation of the fees through changes to conduct rules in 2004 had created conditions that have driven up motor insurance premiums. read more