Industry messages to Govt 'often fragmented' - APPG


The insurance sector has been chastised for not engaging well enough with politicians and advisers have been urged to lobby their MPs.

The chair of an important parliamentary group claimed that too often regulations were becoming too complex and being introduced for their own sake, while noting the Retail Distribution Review (RDR) was now inevitable. Speaking at the COVER Health and Protection Forum, Jonathan Evans MP, chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Insurance and Financial Services (APPGIFS), criticised the industry for not co-ordinating its efforts and failing to express its messages clearly. "I don't think that your industry is very good in terms of its engagement with parliamentarians or with govern...

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