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Support for use of gender in MPPI

Banning the use of gender could ultimately affect mortgage protection, making it more expensive for both sexes.

The Association of British Insurers has also welcomed the House of Lords&#39 European Union social and consumer affairs sub-committee&#39s view that the European Commission should carry out a thorough impact analysis of its proposals before proceeding.

Stephen Sklaroff, deputy director-general of the ABI, says: “The committee&#39s report supports the UK&#39s existing and robust sex discrimination legislation which allows gender to be used as a factor in insurance when the data is relevant, reliable and objective.”

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