Equitable Life Policyholders APPG

First Registered: 24/02/2020 • Last updated on: 27/01/2021

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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. 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

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

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

3. Equitable Life: further compensation debate
10/02/2016 - Parliamentary Research

Found: 2016 Equitable Life: further compensation debate By Timothy Edmonds Summary The Equitable Life 'scandal'

4. 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:

5. National Savings and Investments annual report and accounts 2016 to 2017
18/07/2017 - NS&I
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Found: Tax-Free Childcare service in [MONTH] 2017 Equitable Life Payment Scheme closed having paid out £1

Latest Documents
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
4: constituents Jean Cooper, Ron Moseley and Tom Graham—Equitable Life victims who have done a lot of work campaigning—have - Speech Link
5: to use the remaining funds available in our Equitable Life payment scheme, as it closes, to double the - Speech Link
6: of the Government successively has been that Equitable Life was too big an organisation to allow to fail - 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: issue to the House yet again because policyholders with Equitable Life have been very badly treated. The - Speech Link
5: process has been less than transparent, and policyholders have no way to check the calculations that have - 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

6. Equitable Life Payment Scheme
03/11/2015 - Written Statements

1: As at 30 September 2015, the Equitable Life Payment Scheme has now issued payments of nearly £1.08 - Speech Link

7. Business of the House
06/02/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: Government time on compensation for Equitable Life policyholders? Previously, a Conservative Chancellor - Speech Link
2: put this right. In 2011, they established the Equitable Life payment scheme and have paid out over £1.2 - Speech Link
3: to the questions about compensation for the Equitable Life pensioners. It may be opportune to have a general - Speech Link
4: penalty for causing death by dangerous driving to life imprisonment; it is now 2020 and we are still waiting - Speech Link

8. Equitable Life
26/02/2015 - 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: the Parliamentary Ombudsman recommended that policyholders should be put back in the position they would - Speech Link

9. Equitable Life
13/07/2015 - Written Statements

1: The Equitable Life Payment Scheme has issued payments of over £1.06 billion to 902,000 policyholders - Speech Link

10. Equitable Life Payments Scheme
23/06/2015 - Written Statements

1: payments totalling over £1.06 billion to 902,508 policyholders. The scheme will today be publishing a further - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Equitable Life Policyholders
1. Equitable Life Assurance Society
asked by: David Duguid
15/01/2020
... what steps his Department is taking to provide financial relief to Equitable Life policyholders.

2. Equitable Life Assurance Society: Compensation
asked by: Jessica Morden
18/05/2020
... what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the level of compensation provided to Equitable Life policyholders by the Equitable Life Payment Scheme; and if he will make a statement.

3. Equitable Life Assurance Society: Compensation
asked by: Sammy Wilson
22/05/2020
... if he will ensure that the data needed to make further payments to Equitable Life policyholders is retained.

4. Equitable Life Assurance Society: Compensation
asked by: Philip Hollobone
04/06/2019
... if he will place in the libraries of both Houses the methodology for calculating payments to Equitable Life policyholders.

5. Equitable Life Assurance Society: Compensation
asked by: Alexander Stafford
29/06/2020
... what steps he is taking to ensure that the data needed to make further payments to Equitable Life policyholders is retained.

Latest Questions
10 Current APPG Officers
Fabian Hamilton Portrait
Fabian Hamilton
Co-Chair
Labour - Leeds North East
Joined: 24th February 2020
Mhairi Black Portrait
Mhairi Black
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Joined: 24th February 2020
1 APPG Membership
Unconscious Bias
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:

Ollie Middleton, Newington Communications, 96 Great Suffolk Street, London SE1 0BE. Tel: 020 7234 3333

Email: olliemiddleton@newingtoncomms.co.uk

Secretariat:

Newington Communications acts as the group's secretariat. http://newingtoncomms.co.uk/

Group's Website:

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

Benefits in Kind
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

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