The Scotland-specific legislation was discussed by the Parliament in yesterday’s Stage 1 debate on its general principles. The Minister in charge, Ash Denham MSP, bookended the debate during which a number of points were highlighted for further scrutiny at subsequent stages, including moving the frequency of rate reviews to a five-year cycle.
There have been two interesting positioning interventions this week by Ministers in England & Wales and in Scotland.
This blog captures recent developments in legislation affecting damages for future losses in personal injury claims in the three UK jurisdictions and in Ireland. As might be expected, there are marked differences in approach and some are moving faster than others.