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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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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 Personal Savings 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 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will meet with (a) banks and (b) other financial institutions on recent reports of personal savings accounts with £170 billion and for which no interest is paid. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Londonderry more like this
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Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
star this property uin 277117 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 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
unstar this property answer text <p>Treasury Ministers and officials have meetings with a wide variety of organisations in the public and private sectors, including banks and other financial institutions, as part of the process of policy development and delivery. Details of ministerial and permanent secretary meetings with external organisations on departmental business are published on a quarterly basis and are available at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/hmt-ministers-meetings-hospitality-gifts-and-overseas-travel" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/hmt-ministers-meetings-hospitality-gifts-and-overseas-travel</a>.</p>Interest rates on savings accounts are set by the institution providing the account. As this is a commercial decision, the Government does not seek to intervene. If a customer is not content with the interest rate they receive, Government encourages them to shop around to find the best savings account for their needs.<p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen remove filter
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less than 2019-07-18T13:04:01.82Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T13:04:01.82Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
1138429
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
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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 Financial Services: Older People and Vulnerable Adults more like this
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 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that banks provide sufficient support to elderly and vulnerable customers to access their services. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hove more like this
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Peter Kyle more like this
star this property uin 276248 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 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government believes that everyone, wherever they live and especially the most vulnerable, should have access to essential banking services. Since 2017, the Post Office has had an agreement with the main high street banks, which enables 99% of personal banking customers and 95% of SME banking customers to carry out their everyday banking at any one of their 11,500 branches across the UK. The Government has invested over £2bn in the Post Office since 2010 to protect and maintain the network.</p><p>The Government also believes that having a bank account is key to enabling people to manage their money on a day-to-day basis effectively, securely and confidently. The nine largest personal current account providers in the UK must offer basic bank accounts to customers who do not have a bank account or who are not eligible for a bank's standard current account.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 276249 more like this
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less than 2019-07-16T10:34:10.363Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-16T10:34:10.363Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Peter Kyle more like this
1138430
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
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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 Financial Services: Older People and Vulnerable Adults more like this
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 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that banking services are accessible to (a) elderly customers, (b) vulnerable customers and (c) customers without internet access. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hove more like this
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Peter Kyle more like this
star this property uin 276249 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 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government believes that everyone, wherever they live and especially the most vulnerable, should have access to essential banking services. Since 2017, the Post Office has had an agreement with the main high street banks, which enables 99% of personal banking customers and 95% of SME banking customers to carry out their everyday banking at any one of their 11,500 branches across the UK. The Government has invested over £2bn in the Post Office since 2010 to protect and maintain the network.</p><p>The Government also believes that having a bank account is key to enabling people to manage their money on a day-to-day basis effectively, securely and confidently. The nine largest personal current account providers in the UK must offer basic bank accounts to customers who do not have a bank account or who are not eligible for a bank's standard current account.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 276248 more like this
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less than 2019-07-16T10:34:10.317Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-16T10:34:10.317Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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4505
unstar this property label Biography information for Peter Kyle more like this
1138080
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
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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 Help to Save Scheme more like this
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 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to increase awareness of the Help to Save scheme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brigg and Goole more like this
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Andrew Percy more like this
star this property uin 275728 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 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government promotes Help to Save through established channels such as the Tax Credits digital service and stakeholders including the Money and Pensions Service and StepChange.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, HMRC has publicised Help to Save through social media, which generated coverage in national, regional and consumer publications.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC continuously reviews how best to maximise take-up of the scheme.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen remove filter
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less than 2019-07-19T12:01:22.657Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-19T12:01:22.657Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Percy more like this
1138081
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
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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 Individual Savings Accounts more like this
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 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people have invested in a Lifetime ISA since its introduction. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brigg and Goole more like this
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Andrew Percy more like this
star this property uin 275729 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 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
unstar this property answer text <p>The Lifetime ISA was introduced to help younger generations save both for their first home and later life. It has been available since April 2017. Individuals can subscribe up to £4,000 a year into a Lifetime ISA, receiving a 25% government bonus.</p><p> </p><p>Since its introduction, monthly digital reporting to HMRC by Lifetime ISA providers indicate that over 330,000 people have invested in a Lifetime ISA.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen remove filter
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less than 2019-07-18T13:20:57.213Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T13:20:57.213Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Percy more like this
1138085
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
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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 Help to Buy Scheme more like this
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 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the average age is of people who have taken up a Help to Buy ISA. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brigg and Goole more like this
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Andrew Percy more like this
star this property uin 275733 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 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
unstar this property answer text <p>The average age of people who have taken up a Help to Buy: ISA is 26. Other key statistics on the Help to Buy ISA can be found here; <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/798122/H2B_ISA_official_statistics_December_2018.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/798122/H2B_ISA_official_statistics_December_2018.pdf</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen remove filter
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less than 2019-07-18T13:17:53.29Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T13:17:53.29Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Percy more like this
1138224
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
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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
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star this property hansard heading Cash Genie more like this
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 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps have been taken to ensure customers of Ariste Holding Ltd trading as Cash Genie are able to receive the compensation awarded by the Financial Conduct Authority following the company's voluntary liquidation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ipswich more like this
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Sandy Martin more like this
star this property uin 275830 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 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
unstar this property answer text <p>This is a matter for the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which is operationally independent from Government. The question has been passed on to the FCA. The FCA will reply directly to the member for Ipswich by letter. A copy of the letter will be placed in the Library of the House.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 275831 more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T15:43:51.567Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T15:43:51.567Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sandy Martin more like this
1138226
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
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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 Companies: Insolvency more like this
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 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will take steps to ensure that compensation awarded by the FCA from a financial company to their customers cannot be avoided by the company entering voluntary insolvency. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ipswich more like this
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Sandy Martin more like this
star this property uin 275831 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 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
unstar this property answer text <p>This is a matter for the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which is operationally independent from Government. The question has been passed on to the FCA. The FCA will reply directly to the member for Ipswich by letter. A copy of the letter will be placed in the Library of the House.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 275830 more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T15:43:51.613Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T15:43:51.613Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sandy Martin more like this
1137523
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star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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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 Small Businesses: Finance more like this
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 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department is taking to increase protection for small businesses taking out finance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oldham West and Royton more like this
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Jim McMahon more like this
star this property uin 274603 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 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
unstar this property answer text <p>On 1 April 2019 the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) widened eligibility to take a complaint to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) to include ‘small businesses’ who have:</p><ol><ol><li><p>an annual turnover of less than £6.5m; and</p></li><li><p>an annual balance sheet total of less than £5m; or</p></li><li><p>fewer than 50 employees.</p><p>‘Micro-enterprises’ were already eligible, and over 99% of businesses are now within the remit of the FOS. The FCA also increased the maximum FOS award limit to £350,000.</p><p> </p><p>The banking industry have also committed to establishing a new Dispute Resolution Service to resolve both future complaints from businesses with a turnover between £6.5m and £10m, and unresolved historic complaints.</p></li></ol></ol> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen remove filter
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less than 2019-07-11T09:50:39.163Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-11T09:50:39.163Z
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4051
star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jim McMahon more like this
1137526
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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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 Funerals: Pre-payment 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 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to improve the protection of funds held by companies for prepaid funerals. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oldham West and Royton more like this
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Jim McMahon more like this
star this property uin 274606 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 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
unstar this property answer text <p>HM Treasury launched a call for evidence on the regulation of pre-paid funeral plans in June 2018. The call for evidence has confirmed that consumer detriment is present in the pre-paid funeral plan sector and that there is broad demand for the sector to come under compulsory regulation.</p><p> </p><p>Consequently, the government intends to bring the pre-paid funeral plan market within the remit of the Financial Conduct Authority and is currently consulting on the proposed legislative framework to implement this proposal. This will allow the FCA to establish a robust regulatory regime which will apply to all funeral plan providers, and improve protection for consumers.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen remove filter
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less than 2019-07-11T09:53:01.883Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-11T09:53:01.883Z
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4051
star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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4569
unstar this property label Biography information for Jim McMahon more like this