New credit union group launched

An All Party Parliamentary Group on Credit Unions has been launched at Westminster at a reception supported by Co-operative Financial Services and hosted by Kerry McCarthy, Labour MP...

Mark Lyonette, Chief Executive of the Association of British Credit Uniions Ltd (ABCUL) welcomed the new grouping and said it would provide an important forum for MPs and peers to discuss the issues facing the sector and how it can help more people access inclusive financial services.

 

Ms McCarthy commented: “I am very pleased that we are launching this new All Party Group. We want to bring credit unions into the 21st century, with new legislation to match their new ambitions. The APPG will be a strong supporting voice for credit unions and for the people who rely on their services.”

 

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