Personal Banking and Fairer Financial Services APPG

First Registered: 16/12/2020 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To identify aspects of personal banking and financial services where the service providers or regulators have not delivered, or are not delivering, excellence and appropriate consumer protection; to facilitate and encourage all stakeholders to work together to resolve past and present shortcomings, and to bring about positive changes.

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 Personal Banking and Fairer Financial Services

1. Which? - written evidence
15/05/2019 - Inquiry: Post Office network - Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee
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Found: decisions and campaigns to make people’s lives fairer, simpler and safer.  Summary 1.      Which? welcomes

27/11/2019 - Competition and Markets Authority
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Found: IPSE response to the CMA s retail banking market investigation June 2016 Please note the

3. Britain can become the natural global home for fintech
10/10/2018 - HM Treasury
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Found: work as well as possible and improve government services. Accept all cookies Set cookie preferences

4. More financial services firms commit to improve gender diversity at the top
11/07/2018 - HM Treasury
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Found: More financial services firms commit to improve gender diversity

5. Written evidence: Co-operatives UK (FSB12)
04/12/2020 - Bill Documents

Found: Financial Services Bill Written evidence submitted by Co-operatives UK (FSB12) Financial Services

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Recent Speeches related to Personal Banking and Fairer Financial Services

1. Consumer Access: Financial Services
06/06/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: Treasury Committee, Consumers’ access to financial services, HC 1642.It is a pleasure to serve - Speech Link

2. Unauthorised Overdrafts
08/02/2017 - Westminster Hall

1: market. Almost three in 10 people in the UK with personal current accounts have been overdrawn in the past - Speech Link
2: charges, so in its review of high-cost credit, the Financial Conduct Authority should look at introducing a - Speech Link
3: more by some major high street banks than the Financial Conduct Authority allows payday loan companies - Speech Link

3. Tax: Church Action for Tax Justice Reports
21/01/2021 - Grand Committee

1: are more relevant than ever, not least with the financial impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic being felt in - Speech Link
2: economy, with HMRC being an effective means of financial support for many people. There is a real opportunity - Speech Link
3: tax haven jurisdictions, taking advantage of financial secrecy and helping to mask the true ownership - Speech Link

4. Finance Bill (Fourth sitting)
09/06/2020 - Public Bill Committees

1: Welcome back to the Chair, Ms McDonagh.The Financial Secretary has outlined the impact that clause - Speech Link
2: main benefit of the SBA is one of cash flow. As financial accounts will have to provide for a deferred tax - Speech Link
3: afternoon. I rise not to take umbrage at what the Financial Secretary said but to give voice to the concerns - Speech Link

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

1: foreclosure of certain loans; to establish financial services tribunals; and for connected purposes.This - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Personal Banking and Fairer Financial Services
1. Financial Services
asked by: Alison Thewliss
... (b) investment and (c) profitability in the financial services sector.

2. Financial Services
asked by: Bob Blackman
... 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: 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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5 Current APPG Officers
Robert Largan Portrait
Robert Largan
Vice Chair
Conservative - High Peak
Joined: 16th December 2020
3 APPG Memberships
Events , Mining and Quarrying , Peak District
Aaron Bell Portrait
Aaron Bell
Vice Chair
Conservative - Newcastle-under-Lyme
Joined: 16th December 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Peter Gibson MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 3000.


Public Enquiry Point:

Andy Agathangelou, Transparency Task Force Ltd, 45 Creech View, Denmead, Waterlooville, Hampshire PO7 6SU. Tel: 07501 460 308


No benefits in kind are on record for the Personal Banking and Fairer Financial Services APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Personal Banking and Fairer Financial Services APPG