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Asbestos bill 'huge achievement'


Legislation to provide compensation for people suffering from the asbestos-related condition, pleural plaques, has cleared the Commons. The Bill, put forward by Labour MP Andrew Dismore, will now be considered by the House of Lords. Parliamentary Correspondent, Mark D'Arcy, reports from parliament on the process of passing the legislation.

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