Equitable Life Policyholders APPG

First Registered: 24/02/2020 • Last updated on: 02/06/2021

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To campaign for justice for the victims of the Equitable Life scandal.

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Recent Documents related to Equitable Life Policyholders

1. Memorandum for the Committee of Public Accounts: Equitable Life Payment Scheme
06/05/2021 - National Audit Office

Found: Accounts: Equitable Life Payment Scheme Background and Scope 1 In 2010, HM Treasury set up the Equitable Life

2. Memorandum for the Committee of Public Accounts: Equitable Life Payment Scheme
06/05/2021 - National Audit Office

Found: Memorandum for the Committee of Public Accounts: Equitable Life Payment Scheme - National Audit Office (NAO)

3. Compensation for Equitable Life policyholders
17/03/2017 - Parliamentary Research

Found: Compensation for Equitable Life policyholders By Timothy Edmonds Summary The Equitable Life 'scandal' as

4. Equitable Life
05/03/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: That this House recognises that the Equitable Life scandal remains an ongoing and significant injustice;

5. Equitable Life: compensation scheme
05/11/2015 - Parliamentary Research

Found: BRIEFING PAPER Number 5971, 5 November 2015 Equitable Life compensation scheme By Timothy Edmonds Inside:

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Recent Speeches related to Equitable Life Policyholders

1. Equitable Life
21/01/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: respect to the injustice suffered by Equitable Life policyholders, the vast majority of whom have only - Speech Link
2: respect to the injustice suffered by Equitable Life policyholders, the vast majority of whom have only - Speech Link

2. Equitable Life
31/01/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: relation to its maladministration with regard to Equitable Life; notes that the Parliamentary Ombudsman recommended - Speech Link
2: relation to its maladministration with regard to Equitable Life; notes that the Parliamentary Ombudsman recommended - Speech Link
3: give full compensation to the victims of the Equitable Life scandal. I regard that pledge, which I signed - Speech Link

3. Equitable Life Policyholders: Compensation
23/03/2017 - Commons Chamber

1: regard to Equitable Life; notes that the Parliamentary Ombudsman recommended that policyholders should be - Speech Link
2: regard to Equitable Life; notes that the Parliamentary Ombudsman recommended that policyholders should be - Speech Link
3: reality is that people who were investing their life savings in pension schemes, from the time when it - Speech Link

4. Equitable Life
11/02/2016 - Commons Chamber

1: providing a scheme to compensate victims of the Equitable Life scandal; welcomes the Government’s acceptance - Speech Link
2: providing a scheme to compensate victims of the Equitable Life scandal; welcomes the Government’s acceptance - Speech Link
3: debates, the truth is that 95% of Equitable Life with-profits policyholders have received just 22% of their - Speech Link

5. Equitable Life Payment Scheme
18/11/2016 - Written Statements

1: The Equitable Life Payment Scheme (“the scheme”) started to make payments in 2011 and was due to - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Equitable Life Policyholders
1. Equitable Life Assurance Society
asked by: Alexander Stafford
28/04/2021
... what steps he is taking to ensure his Department retains and maintains the data required to make further payments to Equitable Life policyholders.

2. Equitable Life Assurance Society
asked by: David Warburton
10/06/2021
... what steps he plans to take in 2021 to help people affected by the Equitable Life scandal.

3. Equitable Life Assurance Society
asked by: Bob Blackman
07/06/2021
... whether his Department (a) holds data relating to the Equitable Life Payments Scheme for purposes other than ongoing payments to annuitants and (b) has previously held such data.

4. Equitable Life Assurance Society
asked by: Bob Blackman
07/06/2021
... how his Department defines relevant records in relation to the Equitable Life Payments Scheme; and whether any other records in relation to the Scheme have been previously (a) held and (b) destroyed.

5. Equitable Life Assurance Society
asked by: John Baron
21/06/2021
... what recent discussions he has had (a) with Cabinet colleagues and (b) his officials on compensation and support for people affected by the Equitable Life scandal.

Latest Questions
12 Current APPG Officers
Fabian Hamilton Portrait
Fabian Hamilton
Co-Chair
Labour - Leeds North East
Joined: 24th February 2020
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Vice Chair
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 24th February 2020
68 APPG Memberships
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Mhairi Black Portrait
Mhairi Black
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Joined: 24th February 2020
1 APPG Membership
Unconscious Bias
Hywel Williams Portrait
Hywel Williams
Vice Chair
Plaid Cymru - Arfon
Joined: 24th February 2020
Layla Moran Portrait
Layla Moran
Secretary
Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon
Joined: 24th February 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Bob Blackman MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7082.

Email: bob.blackman.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

SEC Newgate UK, Sky Light City Tower, 50 Basinghall Street, London EC2V 5DE. Tel: 020 3757 6767

Email: EquitableAPPG@secnewgate.co.uk

Secretariat:

SEC Newgate UK acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.secnewgate.co.uk/

Group's Website:

https://www.emag.org.uk/justice_group.php

Benefits in Kind
Date
4 Feb 2021
Source
SEC Newgate UK
Description
SEC Newgate UK is paid by Equitable Members Action Group to act as the group's secretariat   From : 04/02/2021 To : 03/02/2022
Value
£6,001
Date
4 Feb 2020
Source
Newington Communications
Description
Newington Communications is paid by Equitable Life Members Action Group to act as the group's secretariat   From : 04/02/2020 To : 03/02/2021
Value
£6,001
Date
4 Feb 2020
Source
SEC Newgate UK
Description
SEC Newgate UK is paid by Equitable Life Members Action Group to act as the group's secretariat   From : 04/02/2020 To : 03/02/2021
Value
£6,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Equitable Life Policyholders APPG