Credit Unions APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 13/05/2024

To provide a forum for discussing the work of credit unions and the need to secure a legislative and regulatory regime which will allow credit unions to scale up and provide inclusive financial services for many more people.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.
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4 Current APPG Officers
Yvonne Fovargue Portrait
Yvonne Fovargue
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Makerfield
Joined: 30th July 2015
Kim Johnson Portrait
Kim Johnson
Vice Chair
Labour - Liverpool, Riverside
Joined: 8th April 2020
Chris Evans Portrait
Chris Evans
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Islwyn
Joined: 30th July 2015
2 APPG Memberships
Archives and History , Writers
Lord Hunt of Wirral Portrait
Lord Hunt of Wirral
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 21st November 2018
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Yvonne Fovargue MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 3000.

Email: yvonne.fovargue.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Natalie McQuade, Association of British Credit Unions Limited, Holyoake House, Hannover Street, Manchester M60 0AS. Tel: 0161 832 3694

Email: Natalie.McQuade@abcul.org

Secretariat:

Association of British Credit Unions Limited acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.abcul.coop

Date
25 Mar 2024
Source
Association of British Credit Unions Limited
Description
Secretariat   From : 25/03/2024 To : 24/03/2025
Value
£1,501
Date
10 Mar 2020
Source
Association of British Credit Unions Limited
Description
Secretariat   From : 10/03/2020 To : 09/03/2021
Value
£1,501
Date
17 Oct 2019
Source
Association of British Credit Unions Limited
Description
Secretariat   From : 17/10/2019 To : 16/10/2020
Value
£1,501
Date
4 Jun 2019
Source
Lloyds Banking Group
Description
Reception
Value
£4,501
Date
17 Oct 2018
Source
Association of British Credit Unions Limited
Description
Secretariat   From : 17/10/2018 To : 16/10/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
18 Oct 2017
Source
Citibank
Description
Reception
Value
£6,001
Date
17 Oct 2017
Source
Association of British Credit Unions Limited
Description
Secretariat   From : 17/10/2017 To : 16/10/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
28 Feb 2017
Source
Lloyds Banking Group
Description
Reception held on 28 February 2017
Value
£4,501
Date
30 Nov 2016
Source
Fiserv Inc
Description
Reception held on 30 November 2016
Value
£3,001
Date
19 Oct 2016
Source
Citigroup
Description
Reception held on 19 October 2016
Value
£4,501
Date
3 Mar 2016
Source
Money Advice Service
Description
Breakfast meeting held on 03/03/2016
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
Association of British Credit Unions Ltd
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 23/06/2017
Value
£1,501
Date
14 Oct 2015
Source
Citi Bank
Description
Reception held on 14 October 2015
Value
£4,501
Date
9 Jul 2015
Source
Scape Group
Description
Reception
Value
£1,501
Date
24 Jun 2015
Source
Lloyds Banking Group
Description
Reception held on 24/06/15
Value
£7,501
Date
13 Jan 2015
Source
FISERV
Description
Reception held on 13/01/15
Value
£6,001
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Association of British Credit Unions Ltd
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Credit Unions APPG

Former APPG Officers
Bim Afolami Portrait
Bim Afolami
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Hitchin and Harpenden
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 2nd June 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Kennedy of Southwark Portrait
Lord Kennedy of Southwark
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd June 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Jim Fitzpatrick Portrait
Jim Fitzpatrick
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Poplar and Limehouse
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Hugh Gaffney Portrait
Hugh Gaffney
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Jeremy Quin Portrait
Jeremy Quin
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Horsham
Joined: 8th November 2017
Departed: 18th July 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Seema Kennedy Portrait
Seema Kennedy
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Former Member for South Ribble
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Peter Grant Portrait
Peter Grant
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Glenrothes
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
1 APPG Membership
Folk Arts
Mark Durkan Portrait
Mark Durkan
Vice Chair
Social Democratic & Labour Party - Former Member for Foyle
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Robin Walker Portrait
Robin Walker
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Worcester
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
1 APPG Membership
Students
Madeleine Moon Portrait
Madeleine Moon
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Bridgend
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships