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Riots head the agenda for All Party Insurance Group

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Insurance & Financial Services will kick off the autumn session by offering MPs the chance to hear from leading figures in the insurance market about how they are coping with the claims following this summer's inner-City riots. It will also explore the longer-term implications. 
The 2011 riots impacted businesses up and down the country, leaving many unable to trade in their aftermath. Now that the police forces, business groups, local community leaders and the insurance industry have had a chance to fully digest the events of August 2011 this session aims to look at several key questions which were posed in the days after the civil disturbances such as

  • How did the insurance industry fare in handling claims in the wake of the riots?
  • Is the Riot (Damages) Act 1886 out of date, and how could and should it be amended to be of greater relevance?
  • Should the 14 day notice period for riot claims be extended permanently?
  • What major issues - such as underinsurance - have arisen around coverage for property and business interruption?
  • What other lessons could be learnt?


The insurance implications and lessons learnt from the 2011 riots
Tuesday 11 October 4:30pm at Portcullis House, meeting room M

Confirmed speakers
  • Bill Gloyn - Partner - European Real Estate of JLT Specialty Limited and Chairman of the British Property Federation Insurance Committee
  • Jonathan Clark - Director, Corporate and Technical Risks at Cunningham Lindsey

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