Compensation culture: Fact or fantasy? – Speech by the Master of the Rolls

“In my Presidential address I want to examine ‘compensation culture’. This I imagine is something with which W. S. Holdsworth, notwithstanding his truly encyclopaedic knowledge of English law, would have been unfamiliar. We can let him off though. The term was apparently not coined until 1993; when it first appeared in The Times newspaper in an article by Bernard Levin entitled Addicted to welfare.”

Full speech

Judiciary of England and Wales, 15th March 2013