Consultation outcome

Accessing compensation: supporting people who need to trace Employers’ Liability Insurance 

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Government response to the consultation on Accessing compensation: supporting people who need to trace Employers’ Liability Insurance

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Detail of outcome

The government’s response includes proposals to support an Employers’ Liability Tracing Office, a support scheme for people with mesothelioma, scheme levies, compensation levels and timing.

Original consultation

This consultation ran from 10 February 2010 12:00am to
5 May 2010 11:45pm

Summary

This consultation sought responses on proposals to improve support for people who need to trace Employers' Liability Insurance to access compensation for work-related accidents and diseases.

Documents

Accessing compensation: supporting people who need to trace Employers’ Liability Insurance

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Impact assessment: Mesothelioma Payment Scheme and Mandatory Membership of Employer Liability Tracing Office (ELTO)

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Consultation description

This consultation sought responses on proposals to improve support for people who need to trace Employers’ Liability Insurance to access compensation for work-related accidents and diseases in Great Britain.

Its main purpose was to consider 2 proposals: first the establishment of an Employers’ Liability Tracing Office (ELTO) to manage an electronic database of employers’ liability insurance policies; secondly, the establishment of an Employers’ Liability Insurance Bureau (ELIB) to provide a fund of last resort enabling those unable to trace an Employers’ Liability (EL) insurance policy to claim compensation.

This consultation is now closed. It ran from 10 February 2010 to 5 May 2010.

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