Autumn Statement & personal injuries: what might the timetable look like?

Parliament will sit again on 22 February 2016 after a short recess. It will then be exactly 90 days since the Autumn Statement of 25 November in which George Osborne announced reforms to restrict general damages in soft tissue injury claims and to increase the small track limit for injury claims to £5,000. In that period we have not seen the start of any formal consultation on either measure, although the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has conducted informal discussions with a range of stakeholders as it refines its thinking on the detail that will go to out to consultation.
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