Backbench Business — High-cost Credit

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:02 pm on 5th September 2013.

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Photo of Sheila Gilmore Sheila Gilmore Labour, Edinburgh East 1:02 pm, 5th September 2013

I am glad that my hon. Friend has raised the issue of imbalance, because one of the answers that have frequently been given to me is that we need credit unions, but when volunteers are pitted against professionals that is very difficult. Would it not be helpful if far more financial support was given to credit unions to back that up?