Access to Justice urges MoJ to extend whiplash consultation deadline

Ministry of Justice in Petty France

The Ministry of Justice launched its consultation on proposals to personal injury reform last month, with the current deadline standing at 6 January 2017. The long-awaited consultation paper outlines plans to scrap the right to compensation or put a cap on the amount people can claim for minor whiplash injuries. Access to Justice spokesman Andrew Twambley said that the Ministry of Justice has "misjudged the amount of time required for interested parties to respond, particularly as the consultati