Posts Tagged ‘Consumer Credit (Regulation and Advice) Bill’

  • Disappointment at Government’s Response to Consumer Credit Debate

    Disappointment at Government’s Response to Consumer Credit Debate

    Feb 4th, 2011 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off on Disappointment at Government’s Response to Consumer Credit Debate

    A plan to take real action to tackle the high cost of credit for some of the country’s most vulnerable people suffered a setback in the House of Commons when Tory MPs watered it down. MPs were debating a plan from Labour MP Stella Creasy to have the Government introduce regulatory powers to cap the […]

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  • MPs prepare to tackle Consumer Credit

    MPs prepare to tackle Consumer Credit

    Jan 28th, 2011 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | 1 Comment

    Next week Stockton North MP Alex Cunningham will join MPs from across the country to support proposed caps on the amount that payday and home credit lenders can charge for credit. The Backbench Business Committee has granted a three hour debate in the House of Commons next Thursday on Consumer Credit. The motion has gained […]

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  • Consumer Credit (Regulation and Advice) Bill

    Consumer Credit (Regulation and Advice) Bill

    Nov 2nd, 2010 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off on Consumer Credit (Regulation and Advice) Bill

    Alex today joined the campaign to end high street loan sharking and ensure every resident of Stockton North has access to affordable credit. Speaking ahead of the reading of a backbench proposal in parliament, Alex said: “With some firms charging over 400% in interest for a loan, it is time the Government stepped in to help […]

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