§ Shona McIsaac
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the level of insurance premium necessary to provide comprehensive private insurance cover for all the eventualities arising from a pregnancy. 
§ Mr. Savidge
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what work his Department has undertaken to identify the likely level of insurance premium necessary to provide comprehensive private insurance cover against chronic illness for families. 
§ Miss Melanie Johnson
[holding answers 13 March 2001]: Insurance companies themselves determine the cost of their products, taking into account information such as their individual claims experience as well as any relevant statistics.