Insurance and Financial Services APPG

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

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

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

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. 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

5. Macmillan Cancer Support - written evidence
15/01/2019 - Inquiry: Consumers’ Access to Financial Services - Treasury Committee
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Found: access to financial services  Author:        Leonora Miles, Policy Manager (Financial Services) Date: 14

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. 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

3. 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

4. Financial Services
26/04/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered the financial services and the impact on the UK economy.It - Speech Link

5. 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

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Insurance and Financial Services
1. Financial Services: Insurance
asked by: Nick Smith
06/02/2020
... 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: Bob Blackman
13/07/2020
... what assessment he has made of the importance of the exchange rate margin as calculated from the European Central Bank (ECB) rate in providing clarity for people sending bank transfers abroad; and if he will bring forward legislative proposals to require that margin to be calculated from a live publicly available interbank rate rather than the ECB rate to ensure that transparency provisions will continue to work effectively in UK law after the end of the transition period.

3. Financial Services
asked by: Lord Myners
26/03/2020
... and (2) on whether fund managers may issue statements that fund investors will never be gated.

4. Financial Services
asked by: Lord Myners
26/03/2020
... or (2) can also include transactions yet to be completed or documented by the two sides to the expected transaction; and whether they have discussed this with the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority in Germany.

5. Financial Services
asked by: Lord Myners
19/02/2020
... and what assessment they have made as to whether such fund managers are correctly reporting the existence of such commitments to potential and actual investors in relevant funds; and (2) whether they have reviewed the arrangements made and signed by Woodford Investments as a principal or agent for funds.

Latest Questions
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
Co-Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Barry Gardiner Portrait
Barry Gardiner
Officer
Labour - Brent North
Joined: 24th February 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

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

Email: craig.tracey.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

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

Email: shayne.halfpenny-ray@cii.co.uk

Secretariat:

Chartered Insurance Institute acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.cii.co.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
3 Feb 2020
Source
Chartered Insurance Institute
Description
Secretariat   From : 03/02/2020 To : 02/02/2021
Value
£4,501
Date
18 Jul 2019
Source
Chartered Insurance Institute
Description
Secretariat   From : 18/07/2019 To : 17/07/2020
Value
£4,501
Date
18 Jul 2018
Source
Chartered Insurance Institute
Description
Secretariat   From : 18/07/2018 To : 17/07/2019
Value
£4,501

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

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