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    • Peridot67
    • By Peridot67 11th Mar 17, 12:42 PM
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    SWINTON refuse contents insurance due to CCJ
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    • 11th Mar 17, 12:42 PM
    SWINTON refuse contents insurance due to CCJ 11th Mar 17 at 12:42 PM

    I hope I am posting in the right place, I have insured my contents with Swinton for years trouble free, this morning I got a letter saying my policy had cancelled, I called them confused having never had any issues before and was told there was no reason why it had cancelled showing on their system, I asked for it to be reinstated upon which I was asked a series of questions, one of which asking if I had a CCJ, I answered yes (a sad fact due to being made redundant coupled with an inability to find new work due to disability making it impossible to pay all of my commitments as I was no longer working) to which I was then told I could not renew my policy even after saying I had insured with them for countless years, there was a blanket 'NO'.... surely this is discrimination ? Either way, it is disgusting that after many years of insuring my contents with them they can simply cancel my policy without warning and refuse to renew it !

    It seems to me that these companies find new ways every day to kick me when I am down and unable to defend myself.....

    Angry at the unfairness of it all.....
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    • zx81
    • By zx81 11th Mar 17, 1:15 PM
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    • 11th Mar 17, 1:15 PM
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    • 11th Mar 17, 1:15 PM
    Probably better to post on the insurance boards.
    • robber2
    • By robber2 11th Mar 17, 1:21 PM
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    • 11th Mar 17, 1:21 PM
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    • 11th Mar 17, 1:21 PM
    Have you been paying in full up front or in installments? Could make a big difference in your situation.

    A money saving tip for you which may soften the blow; insurance compainies make a lot of money from customers like yourself who stick with them for years. Far better to shop around every 12 months, perhaps this cloud has a silver lining for you :-)
    • Tarambor
    • By Tarambor 11th Mar 17, 3:09 PM
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    • 11th Mar 17, 3:09 PM
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    • 11th Mar 17, 3:09 PM
    there was a blanket 'NO'.... surely this is discrimination ?
    Originally posted by Peridot67
    No it isn't discrimination. Your disability has no bearing on this whatsoever.
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