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star this property date less than 2014-06-04more like thismore than 2014-06-04
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Credit Unions remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of (a) the number of members of credit unions and (b) their total savings in each (i) region of the UK and (ii) London borough in (A) 2010-11, (B) 2011-12, (C) 2012-13 and (D) 2013-14; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
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Mr Gareth Thomas more like this
star this property uin 199108 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-06-11more like thismore than 2014-06-11
star this property answer text <p>The Government does not hold information on the numbers of credit union members or their total savings or lending by region. The data is held by the Prudential Regulation Authority and the Financial Conduct Authority.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Northamptonshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrea Leadsom more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
199109 more like this
199110 more like this
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less than 2014-06-11T15:41:54.7225924Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-11T15:41:54.7225924Z
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4117
star this property label Biography information for Andrea Leadsom remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
57953
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-04more like thismore than 2014-06-04
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Credit Unions remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people were members of a credit union in each (a) region of England and (b) each borough of London in (i) 2011-12, (ii) 2012-13 and (iii) 2013-14; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
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Mr Gareth Thomas more like this
star this property uin 199109 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-06-11more like thismore than 2014-06-11
star this property answer text <p>The Government does not hold information on the numbers of credit union members or their total savings or lending by region. The data is held by the Prudential Regulation Authority and the Financial Conduct Authority.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Northamptonshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrea Leadsom more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
199108 more like this
199110 more like this
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less than 2014-06-11T15:41:55.0515963Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-11T15:41:55.0515963Z
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4117
star this property label Biography information for Andrea Leadsom remove filter
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177
star this property label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-11-10more like thismore than 2014-11-10
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Credit Unions remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will take steps to encourage saving through credit unions as a means of preventing poverty and payday loans. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Belfast North more like this
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Mr Nigel Dodds more like this
star this property uin 214140 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-20more like thismore than 2014-11-20
star this property answer text <p>The Government is supportive of credit unions and has taken a number of steps to assist them, most recently including:</p><p> </p><ul><li><p>Investing up to £38 million in an expansion project for credit unions, aimed at helping credit unions expand and grow sustainably</p></li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>Issuing a Call for Evidence on credit unions, to which the Government will respond shortly.</li><li>Removing unnecessary restrictions on credit unions via the Legislative Reform Order that came into effect in January 2012.</li><li>These measures will help increase the capability of the credit union sector allowing it to become a viable option for financial services provision for an even wider range of consumers.</li></ul><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Government is concerned about consumer detriment in the payday market and believes the FCA’s new, more robust regulatory system will help to improve protections for consumers who still choose to use pay day lenders.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency South Northamptonshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrea Leadsom more like this
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less than 2014-11-20T17:49:06.127Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-20T17:49:06.127Z
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4117
star this property label Biography information for Andrea Leadsom remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Nigel Dodds more like this