APIL often provides both written and oral evidence to parliamentary select committees and joint committees. In this section you can read about APIL's work with those committees.
2017-2019 parliamentary session
The Joint Committee on Human Rights launched an inquiry on the draft Fatal Accidents Act 1976 (Remedial) Order 2019. The purpose of the Order is to extend the eligibility of bereavement damages to cohabiting couples. APIL's evidence to the joint committee can be read here.
The House of Commons Justice Select Committee launched a short inquiry into the small claims limit for personal injury. APIL's written evidence to the committee can be read here, and a supplementary submission can be read here.
The House of Commons Justice Select Committee conducted pre-legislative scrutiny of the Government's draft personal injury discount rate legislation. APIL president Brett Dixon gave evidence to the committee in November 2017, and a recording of that session can be viewed here. APIL's written evidence to the committee can be read here. The committee's report on the proposals can be read here. The Government's response to the Committee was published in March 2018, and can be read here.
2016-2017 parliamentary session
The House of Commons Justice Select Committee held a one-off oral evidence session on the Government's consultation on reforming low value personal injury claims, and the committee heard from the then-APIL president Neil Sugarman. A recording of the session can be watched here. APIL submitted written evidence to the committee ahead of the session, and that evidence can be read here.
The House of Lords Science and Technology held an inquiry into future uses of autonomous vehicles in the UK. APIL's written evidence to the committee can be read here.