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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-20more like thismore than 2019-03-20
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Treasury more like this
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star 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 Access to Cash Review 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 the Government is taking to (a) minimise the effect of IT outages on consumers’ ability to pay for goods and services and (b) ensure that digital payment systems are more reliable. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stalybridge and Hyde more like this
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Jonathan Reynolds remove filter
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-26more like thismore than 2019-03-26
star this property answer text <p>We take the operational resilience of the finance sector and any detrimental impacts on consumers very seriously. HM Treasury works closely with the Bank of England, the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) (collectively the ‘Financial Authorities’) to assess, test and improve the operational resilience of the sector and to respond to any major disruption, including to payment systems.</p><p> </p><p>In July 2018, the PRA and the FCA published a joint Discussion Paper on an approach to improve the operational resilience of firms and financial market infrastructures, including to payment systems. The Authorities will use responses to this to inform supervisory activity and future policy-making to support firms’ and FMIs’ operational resilience[i].</p><p> </p><p>The Financial Authorities also have a single mechanism, the Authorities’ Response Framework, to coordinate a response to incidents affecting the finance sector. The Financial Authorities regularly exercise incident response frameworks with the sector to assess their effectiveness and identify improvements. The Bank of England held a sector resilience exercise (SIMEX18) in November 2018 which tested the joint response by public authorities and industry to a simulated disruption.</p><p> </p><p>1 <a href="https://www.bankofengland.co.uk/-/media/boe/files/prudential-regulation/discussion-paper/2018/dp118.pdf?la=en&amp;hash=4238F3B14D839EBE6BEFBD6B5E5634FB95197D8A" target="_blank">https://www.bankofengland.co.uk/-/media/boe/files/prudential-regulation/discussion-paper/2018/dp118.pdf?la=en&amp;hash=4238F3B14D839EBE6BEFBD6B5E5634FB95197D8A</a></p><p> </p><p> </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 2019-03-26T13:41:49.363Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-26T13:41:49.363Z
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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 Jonathan Reynolds remove filter