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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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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 Motor Vehicles: Insurance 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 recent discussions he has had with the motor insurance industry on the cost of insurance for young people. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central more like this
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Paul Blomfield more like this
star this property uin 285013 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>Treasury ministers and officials are in close contact with the insurance industry, and engage with the industry on a number of issues including pricing.</p><p> </p><p>Insurers make decisions about the terms on which they will offer cover following an assessment of the relevant risks. This is usually informed by the insurer’s claims experience and other industry-wide statistics.</p><p> </p><p>It is important that everyone has access to good insurance at the right price. The Government is determined that insurers treat customers fairly. The FCA sets the standards required of insurance firms in relation to their business to help ensure customers are treated in this manner.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T11:31:42.15Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T11:31:42.15Z
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4051
star this property label Biography information for John Glen remove filter
unstar this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Blomfield more like this
1138909
unstar 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
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 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
star 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 more like this
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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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4051
star this property label Biography information for John Glen remove filter
unstar this property tabling member
1409
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
1145544
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-24more like thismore than 2019-09-24
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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 Bank Services: Older People more like this
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 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to ensure that elderly people have access to a bank branch. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 290285 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 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
star this property answer text <p>Though I can understand the disappointment felt in a community when a bank branch closes, the decision to maintain a presence on the high street is a commercial one for the management team of a bank and Government does not intervene in those decisions.</p><p> </p><p>The retail financial landscape is changing, as more consumers and businesses opt for the convenience, security, and speed of digital payments and digital banking. Banking service providers need to balance customer interests, market competition, and other commercial factors when considering their strategy.</p><p> </p><p>However, the Government also firmly believes that the impact of branch closures should be understood, considered, and mitigated where possible so that all customers, wherever they live, continue to have access to over-the-counter banking services if they wish to use them. That’s why the Government supports the industry’s Access to Banking Standard which helps customers to understand the options they have locally to continue to access banking services, including specialist assistance for customers who need more help, which may include the elderly. Alternative options include the Post Office, which allows 95% of business and 99% of personal banking customers to carry out their everyday banking at 11,500 Post Office branches across the UK.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2019-09-30T09:36:07.017Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-30T09:36:07.017Z
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4051
star this property label Biography information for John Glen remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
1136525
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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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 Ombudsman Service more like this
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 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many complaints have been submitted to the Financial Ombudsman Service in each of the last three years; what the average wait was for a final decision in each of those years; how many complaints are currently outstanding; and what the current average waiting time is for a final decision. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Pavilion more like this
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Caroline Lucas more like this
star this property uin 272805 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
star this property answer text <p>This is a matter for the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS), which is operationally independent from Government. The question has been passed on to the FOS. The FOS will reply directly to Caroline Lucas MP 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 more like this
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less than 2019-07-11T16:01:13.14Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-11T16:01:13.14Z
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4051
star this property label Biography information for John Glen remove filter
unstar this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Lucas more like this
1138832
unstar 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 Financial Ombudsman Service more like this
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 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will review the process for allocating a case to an investigator by the Financial Ombudsman Service to reduce the time taken for that process. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Chichester more like this
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Gillian Keegan more like this
star this property uin 277299 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>This is a matter for the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) which is operationally independent from Government. The question has been passed on to the FOS. The FOS will reply directly to the member for Chichester by letter. A copy of the letter will be placed in the Library of the House.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T14:03:22.37Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T14:03:22.37Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Gillian Keegan more like this
1138224
unstar 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 Cash Genie more like this
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 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
star 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 more like this
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 remove filter
unstar this property tabling member
4678
unstar this property label Biography information for Sandy Martin more like this
1138226
unstar 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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25259
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
star 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 more like this
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 remove filter
unstar this property tabling member
4678
unstar this property label Biography information for Sandy Martin more like this
1130883
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
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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 Occupational Pensions more like this
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 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if his Department will make an assessment of the potential conflict of interests in the business model of vertically integrated companies offering retail investment platforms, asset management and workplace pensions products. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wallasey more like this
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Ms Angela Eagle more like this
star this property uin 262258 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 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
star 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 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 more like this
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less than 2019-06-13T13:30:26.157Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-13T13:30:26.157Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen remove filter
unstar this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ms Angela Eagle more like this
1148328
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
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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 Equitable Life Assurance Society: Compensation 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 issue guidance on the recourse available to people in Crewe and Nantwich constituency who have either not been paid out for Equitable Life or who have received insufficient compensation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crewe and Nantwich more like this
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Laura Smith more like this
star this property uin 294744 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 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>There are no plans to reopen the Payment Scheme or review the £1.5 billion funding allocation previously made to it. The Equitable Life Payment Scheme closed to claims in 2015 and further guidance on the status of the Payment Scheme after closure is available at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/equitable-life-payment-scheme#closure-of-the-scheme.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T12:09:58.83Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T12:09:58.83Z
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4051
star this property label Biography information for John Glen remove filter
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4648
unstar this property label Biography information for Laura Smith more like this
1147544
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-01more like thismore than 2019-10-01
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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 Bank of England: Public Appointments 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 timeframe is for the next Governor of the Bank of England to take up their post. 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 292849 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 2019-10-07more like thismore than 2019-10-07
star this property answer text <p>The process to appoint the next Governor of the Bank of England was <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/news/chancellor-launches-search-for-next-governor-of-the-bank-of-england" target="_blank">launched</a> in April. The process is on track. We will make an announcement in due course, ahead of the start of the next Governor’s term on 1 February 2020.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2019-10-07T13:49:43.847Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-07T13:49:43.847Z
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4051
star this property label Biography information for John Glen remove filter
unstar this property tabling member
1409
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Gregory Campbell more like this