Mortgage Prisoners APPG

First Registered: 31/07/2019 • Last updated on: 14/07/2021

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Solving the problems caused to mortgage prisoners in the UK by ensuring that all of them get a fair deal and fair treatment.

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Recent Documents related to Mortgage Prisoners

1. HL Bill 193 Commons disagreement, amendment in lieu and reason
26/04/2021 - Bill Documents

Found: following new ClauseŠ fiInterest rates for mortgage prisoners (1)The Financial Services and Markets Act

2. HL Bill 193-I Marshalled list for Consideration of Commons disagreement, amendment in lieu and reason
27/04/2021 - Bill Documents

Found: following new ClauseŠ fiInterest rates for mortgage prisoners (1)The Financial Services and Markets Act

3. Statement on Mortgage Prisoners
22/07/2021 - HM Treasury
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Found: Policy paper Statement on Mortgage Prisoners The Government remains committed to

4. Bill 287 2019-21 (Lords Amendments to the Bill)
21/04/2021 - Bill Documents

Found: following new ClauseŠ fiInterest rates for mortgage prisoners (1)The Financial Services and Markets Act

5. Correspondence with the Chief Executive of the Financial Conduct Authority relating to mortgage prisoners, dated 24 July
04/09/2018 - Inquiry: Bank of England Financial Stability Reports - Treasury Committee
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Found: on which you required further information. Mortgage Prisoners Rushanara Ali asked a number of questions

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Recent Speeches related to Mortgage Prisoners

1. Financial Services Bill
28/04/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: analysis suggests that 125,000 borrowers could switch mortgage providers if they chose to, even prior to the - Speech Link
2: provide relief for mortgage prisoners. I was disappointed, but the mortgage prisoners themselves were devastated - Speech Link
3: first argument was that half the 250,000 mortgage prisoners could in fact switch to better, fixed-rate - Speech Link

2. Financial Services Bill
26/04/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: I now turn to Lords amendment 8 on mortgage prisoners. It is an issue I take extremely seriously - Speech Link
2: without Government intervention, they are not “prisoners”.Of the remaining 125,000 who cannot switch - Speech Link
3: this House, has done so much to champion mortgage prisoners. I hope he will carry on working with us - Speech Link

3. Mortgage Prisoners
06/06/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: loans to unregulated funds has been creating mortgage prisoners, exposes businesses to asset stripping and - Speech Link
2: loans to unregulated funds has been creating mortgage prisoners, exposes businesses to asset stripping and - Speech Link
3: loans to unregulated funds has been creating mortgage prisoners, exposes businesses to asset stripping and - Speech Link

4. Banking (Consumer and Small Business Protection)
07/05/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: mortgages between providers; to prohibit the sale of mortgage debt to unregulated entities and the foreclosure - Speech Link

5. Financial Services Bill
10/03/2021 - Grand Committee

1: “Standard Variable Rates: cap on charges for mortgage prisoners In section 137A of the Financial Services - Speech Link
2: comments.The recent report of the UK Mortgage Prisoners group referred to by the noble Lord, Lord - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Mortgage Prisoners
1. Prisoners
asked by: Daisy Cooper
27/04/2020
... how many people have been admitted to prison (a) in total and b) with sentences of less than 12 months since 23 March 2020.

2. Prisoners
asked by: Sarah Champion
21/10/2020
... what factors are considered when categorising an offender in prison as low risk.

3. Prisoners
asked by: Sarah Champion
21/10/2020
... which agency determines whether an offender in prison is categorised as low risk.

4. Prisoners
asked by: Lyn Brown
21/10/2020
... if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of automatically providing contact details for local support workers on phones supplied to prisoners.

5. Prisoners
asked by: Lord Bradley
07/12/2020
... and (i) those aged 70 and over.

Latest Questions
6 Current APPG Officers
Lord Sharkey Portrait
Lord Sharkey
Co-Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 31st July 2019
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Seema Malhotra MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8957.

Email: seema.malhotra.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Dominic Lindley, c/o Office of Seema Malhotra MP, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Email: appgmortgageprisoners@gmail.com

Group's Website:

http://www.appgmortgageprisoners.com/

No benefits in kind are on record for the Mortgage Prisoners APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Mortgage Prisoners APPG

Former APPG Officers
Rushanara Ali Portrait
Rushanara Ali
Vice Chair
Labour - Bethnal Green and Bow
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Charlie Elphicke Portrait
Charlie Elphicke
Vice Chair
Independent - Former Member for Dover
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Paul Masterton Portrait
Paul Masterton
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for East Renfrewshire
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Paul Sweeney Portrait
Paul Sweeney
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Former Member for Glasgow North East
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Norman Lamb Portrait
Norman Lamb
Treasurer
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for North Norfolk
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships