Boris Johnson's take on sickness Scams

Serena Farr
Quiz by Serena Farr, updated more than 1 year ago
Serena Farr
Created by Serena Farr almost 4 years ago
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British foreign secretary Boris Johnson has expressed his support [blank_start]for[blank_end] new campaign, Stop Sickness Scams.
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  • for

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In his telegraph column the conservative political discussed a letter he received from the Association of British Travel Agents, detailing the astronomical scale of false food poisoning claims [blank_start]from[blank_end] UK tourists in Europe.
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  • from

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Writing that, if the figures are to [blank_start]be[blank_end] believed, ' the digestive systems of the British people had become the most delicate in the world.'
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  • be

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' the foreign secretary described the scams [blank_start]as[blank_end] an 'injustice.'
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  • as

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'We have all at some time been laid low [blank_start]by[blank_end] a dodgy prawn, but these numbers seemed outlandish.' he wrote,
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  • by

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adding 'It is deeply unfair on those who genuinely do fall ill, since they may now find [blank_start]themselves[blank_end] the objects of unjustified suspicion.
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  • themselves

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'And, of course it is unfair on the vast majority of British holidaymakers [blank_start]whose[blank_end] cost will inevitably rise to meet the burden of all these bogus claims.
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  • whose

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Johnson's remarks will surely be welcomed by Majorca's hotel industry which has dealt with a 500 percent increase in the number of compensation claims since 2013, [blank_start]despite[blank_end] health standards improving.
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  • despite

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Threats to ban British tourists from package holidays, raise prices and stop all-inclusive offers seem to [blank_start]have[blank_end] worked.
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  • have

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Stop sickness scams in a UK-based movement [blank_start]to[blank_end] clamp down on insurance scam artists targeting holiday makers and thus raising costs for honest travellers.
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  • to

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Majorca police have already arrested two British nationals [blank_start]in[blank_end] connection with soliciting fake food poisoning claims.
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  • in
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