Fair Business Banking APPG

First Registered: 29/09/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To identify the failings within the financial service sector and work with industry, regulators and businesses to encourage and promote positive proposals for change.

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Recent Documents related to Fair Business Banking

1. KennedyCentre P.O.Ltd - written evidence
15/05/2019 - Inquiry: Post Office network - Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee
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Found: KennedyCentre P O Ltd (PON0046) Responses to    Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee Post

2. Lending Standards Board - written evidence
15/01/2019 - Inquiry: Consumers’ Access to Financial Services - Treasury Committee
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Found: Practice for Business Customers, Credit Card Market Study remedies and the Access to Banking Standard. The

3. Bank 1
27/11/2019 - Competition and Markets Authority
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Found: provisionally identified that certain features of the SME banking market give rise to an adverse effe ct on competition

4. António Horta-Osório, Group Chief Executive, Lloyds Banking Group, to the Chair, relating to the Cranston Review of cases of customers affected by criminality at HBOS Reading, dated 3 April
30/04/2020 - Inquiry: António Horta-Osório, Group Chief Executive, Lloyds Banking Group, to the Chair, relating to the Cranston Review of cases of customers affected by criminality at HBOS Reading, dated 3 April - Treasury Committee
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Found: AntŠnio Horta-OsŠrio Group Chief Executive Lloyds Banking Group plc is registered in Scotland no. 95000

5. SME banking audit reporting template and guidance
15/06/2018 - Competition and Markets Authority
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Found: SME banking audit reporting template and guidance - GOV.UK

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Recent Speeches related to Fair Business Banking

1. Lloyds, HBOS and the Cranston Review
04/02/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: time I have spoken under your chairmanship about banking matters. This story is at least as shocking as - Speech Link
2: process must be independent. It simply cannot be fair to have any review carried out within the bank’s - Speech Link

2. HBOS Reading: Independent Review
18/12/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: fundamental business principles that underpin any free market economy: we compete on a fair and level playing - Speech Link
2: constituent, Mr Alun Richards, whose business went under through the Lloyds Banking Group. He has mentioned public - Speech Link
3: I cannot judge the guilt or innocence in the business relationship between his constituent and his bank - Speech Link

3. Clydesdale Bank and SMEs
19/03/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: businesses can resolve their disputes and obtain fair redress.At the Budget last autumn, the Government - Speech Link
2: prejudice the case.In 1998, John Guidi built a business in the west of Scotland with a portfolio of almost - Speech Link

4. Rural Post Offices
13/12/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: establishment, the word is out that it is not a viable business and they would do well to leave well alone. This - Speech Link

5. Banking: Standards and Reform
03/09/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: the report by the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards, and it is almost three years to the - Speech Link
2: proposals backed by APPGs, such as that on fair business banking, making specific recommendations and decrying - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Fair Business Banking
1. Business Banking Resolution Service
asked by: Christine Jardine
16/03/2021
... (d) demonstrate the independence of the BBRS and (e) enable the BBRS to resolve historical complaints.

2. Business Banking Resolution Service
asked by: Alison Thewliss
28/06/2021
... whether he plans to increase the number of banks participating in the Business Banking Resolution service.

3. Business Banking Resolution Service
asked by: Alison Thewliss
28/06/2021
... whether he has plans to expand the eligibility criteria for the Business Banking Resolution Service.

4. Appleby Horse Fair
asked by: Tim Farron
18/10/2018
... if he will meet with the chief constable of Cumbria Constabulary to discuss the adequacy of funding for Cumbria Constabulary to effectively police the area surrounding the Appleby Horse Fair each year.

5. Banking Competition Remedies
asked by: Lord Myners
17/03/2020
... and (2) selection of participating lenders and their impact in taking market share.

Latest Questions
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27 Current APPG Officers
William Wragg Portrait
William Wragg
Co-Chair
Conservative - Hazel Grove
Joined: 5th November 2019
Bim Afolami Portrait
Bim Afolami
Co-Chair
Conservative - Hitchin and Harpenden
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 5th November 2019
Sammy Wilson Portrait
Sammy Wilson
Vice Chair
Democratic Unionist Party - East Antrim
Joined: 5th November 2019
Earl of Lindsay Portrait
Earl of Lindsay
Vice Chair
Conservative - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 5th November 2019
Lord Cromwell Portrait
Lord Cromwell
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 2nd May 2017
James Cartlidge Portrait
James Cartlidge
Vice Chair
Conservative - South Suffolk
Joined: 24th February 2020
Kirsty Blackman Portrait
Kirsty Blackman
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Aberdeen North
Joined: 24th February 2020
Tom Tugendhat Portrait
Tom Tugendhat
Vice Chair
Conservative - Tonbridge and Malling
Joined: 24th February 2020
Peter Dowd Portrait
Peter Dowd
Vice Chair
Labour - Bootle
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Kevin Hollinrake MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4746.

Email: kevin.hollinrake.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Heather Buchanan, APPG on Fair Business Banking, c/o Kevin Hollinrake MP, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA. Tel: 07921 637 582

Email: buchananh@parliament.uk

Group's Website:

http://www.appgbanking.org.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
14 Jan 2021
Source
Athena Foundation
Description
Athena Foundation is funded by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Triodos Bank UK Ltd, Noel Edmonds (individual),Oak North PLC, C Collins (individual)   From : 14/01/2021 To : 13/01/2022
Value
£148,501
Date
14 Jan 2020
Source
Athena Foundation
Description
Athena Foundation is funded by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Triodos Bank UK Ltd, Noel Edmonds (individual),Oak North PLC, C Collins (individual)   From : 14/01/2020 To : 13/01/2021
Value
£49,501
Date
3 Jul 2019
Source
FBB Foundation
Description
Secretariat   From : 03/07/2019 To : 02/07/2020
Value
£87,001
Date
30 Jun 2016
Source
FBB Foundation
Description
Secretariat   From : 30/06/2016 To : 29/06/2017
Value
£6,001
Financial Benefits Received
Date
19 Feb 2020
Source
Co-Operative Bank
Value
£7,500
Former APPG Officers
Stephen Kerr Portrait
Stephen Kerr
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Stirling
Joined: 5th November 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Luke Graham Portrait
Luke Graham
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Ochil and South Perthshire
Joined: 5th November 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Jim Fitzpatrick Portrait
Jim Fitzpatrick
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Poplar and Limehouse
Joined: 5th November 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
George Kerevan Portrait
George Kerevan
Chair & Registered Contact
Scottish National Party - Former Member for East Lothian
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Calum Kerr Portrait
Calum Kerr
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Former Member for Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Jonathan Edwards Portrait
Jonathan Edwards
Vice Chair
Independent - Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Mark Williams Portrait
Mark Williams
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Ceredigion
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Helen Goodman Portrait
Helen Goodman
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Bishop Auckland
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Michelle Thomson Portrait
Michelle Thomson
Vice Chair
Independent - Former Member for Edinburgh West
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Steve Baker Portrait
Steve Baker
Vice Chair
Conservative - Wycombe
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
4 APPG Memberships
British Muslims , Kashmir , Mutuals , Rohingya
Mark Garnier Portrait
Mark Garnier
Vice Chair
Conservative - Wyre Forest
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
Guto Bebb Portrait
Guto Bebb
Chair & Registered Contact
Independent - Former Member for Aberconwy
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 3rd June 2016
No other APPG Memberships