Insurance and Financial Services APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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To examine issues of interest to the insurance and broader financial sectors, especially where there are legislative or regulatory implications.

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Recent Documents related to Insurance and Financial Services

1. Financial services: contribution to the UK economy
31/07/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: BRIEFING PAPER Number 6193, 31 July 2019 Financial services: contribution to the UK economy By Chris

2. Brain Tumour Research - written evidence
22/05/2019 - Inquiry: Consumers’ Access to Financial Services - Treasury Committee
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Found: ResearchTreasury Committee – Consumers’ Access to Financial Services Inquiry Written evidence submitted by Brain

3. CLIC Sargent - written evidence
15/01/2019 - Inquiry: Consumers’ Access to Financial Services - Treasury Committee
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Found: 2018  Treasury Select Committee Inquiry – Access to Financial ServicesIntroduction1.     CLIC Sargent is the

4. Claims Advisory Group Limited v HMRC
16/08/2021 - Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber)
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Found: for insurance and reinsurance transactions, including related services performed by insurance brokers

5. Genetic testing and insurance
24/10/2018 - Government Actuary's Department
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Found: Genetic testing and insurance - GOV.UK document

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Insurance and Financial Services

1. UK as a Financial Services Hub
06/02/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered the UK as a financial services hub.It is a pleasure to serve under - Speech Link
2: points about banking. Does he agree that the insurance sector has a massive role to play? It brings in - Speech Link
3: will talk about the regional aspects of our financial services sector. Suffice it to say, I called this - Speech Link

2. Financial Services Bill (Fourth sitting)
19/11/2020 - Public Bill Committees

1: arrangements between the UK and Gibraltar for financial services firms. How do you see the issues around maintaining - Speech Link
2: it—and there have been other measures, such as the insurance distribution directive, which, frankly, have been - Speech Link
3: fair to say that ABI has been a part of the financial services sector that has perhaps been more critical - Speech Link

3. Solvency 2 and Insurance (Amendment, etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
11/02/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: will speak also to the draft Financial Conglomerates and Other Financial Groups (Amendment) (EU Exit) - Speech Link

4. Future International Trade Opportunities
01/05/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: was an insurance broker for more than 20 years and as chair of the all-party group for insurance and financial - Speech Link
2: exchange for greater penetration for insurance and other financial products into the United States? - Speech Link
3: food standards. I am primarily talking about the insurance industry; I am sure the Minister can give some - Speech Link

5. Social Care
28/10/2021 - Grand Committee

1: people need some form of insurance. The private sector will not provide that insurance. There has never been - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Insurance and Financial Services
1. Financial Services: Insurance
asked by: Nick Smith
... what plans he has to raise professional indemnity cover limits which independent financial advisers are required to have to practise.

2. Financial Services
asked by: Alison Thewliss
... (b) investment and (c) profitability in the financial services sector.

3. Financial Services
asked by: Baroness Hayman
... what plans they have to publish details of the membership of the Green Technical Advisory Group; and when they estimate that Group will complete its work.

4. Financial Services
asked by: Baroness Hayman
... what plans they have to consult industry and other interested parties on the technical screening criteria for the UK’s ‘green taxonomy.’

5. Financial Services
asked by: Lord Sikka
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the risks to the economy of shadow banking.

Latest Questions
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6 Current APPG Officers
Craig Tracey Portrait
Craig Tracey
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - North Warwickshire
Joined: 21st July 2016
Lord Hunt of Wirral Portrait
Lord Hunt of Wirral
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Barry Gardiner Portrait
Barry Gardiner
Labour - Brent North
Joined: 24th February 2020
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 24th February 2020
70 APPG Memberships
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Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Craig Tracey MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 5646.


Public Enquiry Point:

Shayne Halfpenny-Ray, Chartered Insurance Institute, 21 Lombard Street, London EC3V 9AH . Tel: 020 7417 4417



Chartered Insurance Institute acts as the group's secretariat.

Benefits in Kind
3 Feb 2021
Chartered Insurance Institute
Secretariat   From : 03/02/2021 To : 02/02/2022
3 Feb 2020
Chartered Insurance Institute
Secretariat   From : 03/02/2020 To : 02/02/2021
18 Jul 2019
Chartered Insurance Institute
Secretariat   From : 18/07/2019 To : 17/07/2020
18 Jul 2018
Chartered Insurance Institute
Secretariat   From : 18/07/2018 To : 17/07/2019

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Insurance and Financial Services APPG

Former APPG Officers
Faisal Rashid Portrait
Faisal Rashid
Labour - Former Member for Warrington South
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Edward Leigh Portrait
Edward Leigh
Conservative - Gainsborough
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
Louise Haigh Portrait
Louise Haigh
Labour - Sheffield, Heeley
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 10th October 2018
2 APPG Memberships
Antisemitism , Football
Heather Wheeler Portrait
Heather Wheeler
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - South Derbyshire
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 3rd June 2016