dual pricing

  • Sinn Fein will bring a Bill before the Dail later today, seeking to ban dual pricing when it comes to insurance premiums.

    Currently, insurance companies are allowed to charge a higher premium to loyal customers - and Mayo TD Rose Conway-Walsh says this loyalty penalty can cost customers hundreds of euro every year on their car and home insurance.

    The practice of dual-pricing is now banned in a number of States across the USA, and Sinn Finn's Insurance Bill would ban such unfair penalties here.

    Deputy Conway-Walsh is calling on Mayo TDs from all parties to back the bill, in the interests of customers who she says have been charged unfair insurance costs for too long....