Results 1–20 of 1509 for speaker:John Glen

Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee (27 Jun 2018)

Treasury: SME Finance. 2:15 pm; Other
Witnesses: John Glen MP, Economic Secretary to the Treasury

Written Answers — Treasury: Liability (20 Jun 2018)

John Glen: The government believes that the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), as the UK’s independent conduct regulator for the financial services industry, is best placed to lead the discussion on the merits of a duty of care for financial services providers. The FCA have committed to issuing a Discussion Paper on a duty of care later this year. The Paper will invite contributions from all...

Written Answers — Treasury: Financial Services: Misrepresentation (20 Jun 2018)

John Glen: The regulation of payment protection insurance (PPI) and debt freeze and waiver products is a matter for the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). We have passed the Honourable Gentleman’s questions on to the FCA, who will reply directly to him by letter. A copy of the letter will be placed in the Library of the House. Treasury Ministers and officials have meetings with a wide variety of...

Written Answers — Treasury: Financial Services: Misrepresentation (20 Jun 2018)

John Glen: The regulation of payment protection insurance (PPI) and debt freeze and waiver products is a matter for the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). We have passed the Honourable Gentleman’s questions on to the FCA, who will reply directly to him by letter. A copy of the letter will be placed in the Library of the House.

Written Answers — Treasury: Debts: Young People (19 Jun 2018)

John Glen: The number of under 25s holding a financial liability has fallen since 2010, from 26% to 22%. Despite this, the government is taking a proactive approach to ensure that young people with debt are supported. To protect those who choose to take on debt, we fundamentally reformed consumer credit regulation in 2014, giving the Financial Conduct Authority robust regulatory powers to protect...

Written Answers — Treasury: Financial Services: Misrepresentation (19 Jun 2018)

John Glen: The regulation of payment protection insurance (PPI) and debt freeze and waiver products is a matter for the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). We have passed the Honourable Gentleman’s questions on to the FCA, who will reply directly to him by letter. A copy of the letter will be placed in the Library of the House. Treasury Ministers and officials have meetings with a wide variety of...

Written Answers — Treasury: Bank Services: Small Businesses (15 Jun 2018)

John Glen: An error has been identified in the written answer given on 23 April 2018. The correct answer should have been: Oversight of banks’ record-keeping processes for regulated activities, certain related activities, and other ancillary services specifically covered under EU law and redress schemes regarding the mis-selling of tailored business loans and other financial products to...

Written Answers — Treasury: Bank Services: Small Businesses (15 Jun 2018)

John Glen: Oversight of banks’ record-keeping processes for regulated activities, certain related activities, and other ancillary services specifically covered under EU law and redress schemes regarding the mis-selling of tailored business loans and other financial products to small businesses is the responsibility of the operationally independent Financial Conduct Authority. For other...

Written Answers — Treasury: Help to Buy Scheme (15 Jun 2018)

John Glen: The Treasury operates two Help to Buy schemes – the Help to Buy: mortgage guarantee and the Help to Buy: ISA. The mortgage guarantee has now closed and was a product offered to lenders to encourage higher loan to value (LTV) lending. Help to Buy: ISAs are offered to the public by 28 banks and building societies directly - the Treasury therefore does not hold information on individual savers.

Written Answers — Treasury: London Stock Exchange: Foreign Companies (14 Jun 2018)

John Glen: Sanctions of third countries do not affect whether companies should be allowed to float on the London Stock Exchange. We impose sanctions, either unilaterally or through the EU, when we have sufficient evidence to prove that sanctions on a person or company satisfy the purposes of the regime in question. Any company that is subject to relevant EU sanctions will not be allowed to list, and...

Written Answers — Treasury: En+ Group (14 Jun 2018)

John Glen: There is no such test of fit and proper persons on national security grounds under applicable legislation. The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA) requires that the appropriate regulator be notified before the acquisition of or increase in control over a UK authorised person. The regulator then assesses whether to approve or object to the acquisition by reference to specified...

Written Answers — Treasury: Court of Directors (14 Jun 2018)

John Glen: The Advisory Assessment Panel in this appointment process consisted of Tom Scholar (Permanent Secretary - HM Treasury), Charles Roxburgh (2nd Permanent Secretary - HM Treasury), Diana ‘Dido’ Harding (Non-Executive Director – Bank of England) and Lynne Peacock (Non-Executive Director – Nationwide Building Society). Details of the panel were made publicly available...

Written Answers — Treasury: Cash Dispensing: Older People (14 Jun 2018)

John Glen: The Government recognises that widespread free access to cash remains extremely important to the day-to-day lives of many consumers and businesses in the UK. Government has been engaging and will continue to engage with the regulators and industry, including LINK, to ensure that it is maintained. At Spring Statement, Government also launched a public Call for Evidence on cash and digital...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (13 Jun 2018)

European Scrutiny: EU Withdrawal. 2:30 pm; Room 8, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: John Glen MP, Economic Secretary to the Treasury and City Minister Katharine Braddick, Director General, Financial Services with HMT

Written Answers — Treasury: Royal Bank of Scotland (13 Jun 2018)

John Glen: The Government’s shareholding in the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is managed at arm's length and on a commercial basis through UK Government Investments Ltd (UKGI), a company which is wholly owned by the Government, with the objective of creating and protecting value for the taxpayer. On 5 June 2018 the Government concluded a second sale of its shareholding in RBS, restarting the...

Written Answers — Treasury: Rosneft (13 Jun 2018)

John Glen: Council Regulation (EU) 833/2014 implements measures aimed at limiting investment in 11 Russian entities with a view to increasing the costs of Russia's actions to undermine Ukraine's territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence. Rosneft is captured by this Regulation, but this does not stop the London Stock Exchange allowing them to be listed. As we will be bound by EU sanctions until...

Written Answers — Treasury: Cash Dispensing: Older People (12 Jun 2018)

John Glen: The Government recognises that widespread free access to cash remains extremely important to the day-to-day lives of many consumers and businesses in the UK. Government has been engaging and will continue to engage with the regulators and industry, including LINK, to ensure that it is maintained. At Spring Statement, Government also launched a public Call for Evidence on cash and digital...

Written Answers — Treasury: Life Insurance (12 Jun 2018)

John Glen: The government remains in regular discussion with the insurance industry, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and other interested parties on the functioning of the insurance industry in the UK. The government is focused on ensuring that everyone has access to suitable insurance products. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is directly responsible for regulating and supervising the...

Written Answers — Treasury: Cryptocurrencies (12 Jun 2018)

John Glen: The Government published the Fintech Sector Strategy on 22 March, which sets out the action we have taken to make the UK the best place to start and grow a fintech business, including setting out the current regulatory approach, and what else we plan to do to maintain this position. This strategy also looked at the impact of the Fintech sector on the UK economy. As part of the Fintech...

Written Answers — Treasury: Cryptocurrencies (12 Jun 2018)

John Glen: The government has established a Cryptoassets Taskforce, consisting of HM Treasury, the Bank of England, and the Financial Conduct Authority. It is exploring the impact of cryptoassets, the potential benefits and challenges of the application of distributed ledger technology in financial services, and assessing what, if any, regulation is required in response. The Taskforce will report back...


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