Whiplash reform shelved in light of general election

Houses of Parliament

It was confirmed in parliament today that the Prison and Courts Bill, which contained controversial whiplash reform, will not be pushed through in the 'wash up' - the period between now and when parliament is dissolved.  Nick Thomas Symonds MP said at a committee meeting this morning: “I was coming up to Westminster from South Wales and Tuesday morning thinking this was going to dominate my week, but events have intervened since. “In the sessions we have had we have had a large measure of a