Financial Technology APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To provide a progressive forum for parliamentarians to discuss the challenges and opportunities relating to the growth and competitiveness of the Financial Technology (FinTech) industry.

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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Recent Documents related to Financial Technology

1. Financial Conduct Authority's plans for climate-related financial disclosures
02/10/2020 - Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
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Found: Correspondence Financial Conduct Authority's plans for climate-related financial disclosures

2. Financial Conduct Authority's plans for climate-related financial disclosures
02/10/2020 - Department for Work and Pensions
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Found: Correspondence Financial Conduct Authority's plans for climate-related financial disclosures

3. UKAEA financial transactions: April 2018 to March 2019
03/06/2019 - UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA)
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Found: UKAEA financial transactions: April 2018 to March 2019 - GOV.UK

4. Government Financial Reporting Manual: 2021-22
30/12/2020 - HM Treasury
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Found: Government Financial Reporting Manual: 2021-22 The government financial reporting manual

5. DWP annual report and accounts 2019 to 2020
30/06/2020 - Department for Work and Pensions
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Found: Total departmental spending for financial year ending March 2015 to financial year ending March 2021 ODS

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Recent Speeches related to Financial Technology

1. Draft Bank for International Settlements (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2021
09/02/2021 - General Committees

1: conduct research on the emerging trends in financial technology and help the global central banking community - Speech Link
2: The UK is a global leader in financial innovation and technology, and the Bank of England’s success - Speech Link

2. Bank for International Settlements (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2021
10/02/2021 - Grand Committee

1: will conduct research on how new technology may change the way financial services operate in the future - Speech Link

3. Financial Exclusion: Access to Cash
21/05/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: the Treasury Committee, Consumers’ access to financial services, HC 1642; and Correspondence with the - Speech Link
2: to move,That this House has considered financial exclusion and the future of access to cash.It - Speech Link
3: areas that are more likely to be left behind. Financial institutions have not tended to talk to one another - Speech Link

4. Financial Inclusion: New Technology
06/07/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: promote financial inclusion through the use of innovative financial solutions and new technology, including - Speech Link
2: privilege to have secured this short debate on financial inclusion and the role that fintech can play in - Speech Link

5. Adult Learning and Vocational Skills: Metropolitan Borough of Dudley
01/10/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: To cut a long story of mismanagement and financial woes short, by May of this year, BMet had outstanding - Speech Link
2: sector jobs and a smaller proportion in business, financial services and high-tech industries.There - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Financial Technology
1. Financial Services: Technology
asked by: Anne Main
05/09/2019
... what steps his Department is taking to increase the level of support it provides to the FinTech sector in the UK.

2. Financial Services: Technology
asked by: John Lamont
22/02/2019
... what steps his Department is taking to encourage small businesses to invest in and utilise FinTech.

3. Financial Services: Technology
asked by: Joan Ryan
13/09/2018
... what the Government’s policy is on financial support for UK Fintech companies in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.

4. Financial Services: Technology
asked by: Paul Masterton
11/09/2018
...What assessment he has made of the potential contribution of FinTech to the economy.

5. Financial Services: Technology
asked by: Adam Afriyie
18/04/2018
... what steps the Government is taking to encourage financial technology firms to relocate to the UK.

Latest Questions
7 Current APPG Officers
Adam Afriyie Portrait
Adam Afriyie
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Windsor
Joined: 30th July 2015
Lord Holmes of Richmond Portrait
Lord Holmes of Richmond
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Aaron Bell Portrait
Aaron Bell
Vice Chair
Conservative - Newcastle-under-Lyme
Joined: 24th February 2020
Lord Vaux of Harrowden Portrait
Lord Vaux of Harrowden
Officer
Crossbench - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 7th August 2020
1 APPG Membership
Dark Skies
Alan Mak Portrait
Alan Mak
Officer
Conservative - Havant
Joined: 24th November 2016
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Adam Afriyie MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8023.

Email: adam.afriyie.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Rolf Merchant, Innovate Finance, 2 Finsbury Avenue, London EC2M 2PP

Email: rolf@innovatefinance.com

Secretariat:

Innovate Finance acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.innovatefinance.com/

Group's Website:

https://appgfintech.org.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
5 Feb 2020
Source
Innovate Finance
Description
Secretariat   From : 05/02/2020 To : 04/02/2021
Value
£1,501
Date
15 Oct 2018
Source
Nationwide Building Society
Description
Reception held on 15/10/2018
Value
£6,001
Date
12 Sep 2017
Source
Innovate Finance
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/09/2017 To : 11/09/2018
Value
£6,001
Date
7 Jul 2016
Source
Innovative Finance
Description
Secretariat   From : 07/07/2016 To : 06/07/2017
Value
£6,001
Date
7 Jul 2016
Source
Innovate Finance
Description
Secretariat   From : 07/07/2016 To : 06/07/2017
Value
£6,001
Date
7 Jul 2015
Source
Innovate Finance
Description
Secretariat   From : 07/07/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£6,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Financial Technology APPG

Former APPG Officers
Gavin Robinson Portrait
Gavin Robinson
Vice-Chair
Democratic Unionist Party - Belfast East
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
Mark Field Portrait
Mark Field
Secretary
Conservative - Former Member for Cities of London and Westminster
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Alan Mak Portrait
Alan Mak
Officer
Conservative - Havant
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Nick Hurd Portrait
Nick Hurd
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships