Car insurance prices 'not only calculated by gender'

Association of British Insurers spokesman Aidan Kerr has told Daybreak that there "are still a lot of factors involved when pricing car insurance other than gender."

He said: "Someone's age, occupation and where they live is also important."

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Cost of women's insurance rises

Women could see their car and life insurance premiums rise steeply from today as a European ruling comes into force that means insurers are no longer able to consider a customer's gender when calculating how much they pay.