News and Reports

September 14, 2016

Founding Meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Alternative Lending

The first meeting of the APPG on Alternative Lending took place on14 September 2016. The founding members were Julian Knight MP, Lord Sharkey, Chris Evans MP, […]
April 9, 2018

Breakfast Roundtable on Open Banking

Note of the APPGs on Alternate Lending and Fintech’s Joint Roundtable on Open Banking, 31 January 2018 Everything you wanted to know about Open Banking but were too afraid […]
April 9, 2018

Breakfast Roundtable on de-risked credit models

Note of the APPG on Alternate Lending’s Roundtable on ‘de-risked credit models,’ 28 February 2018.   Chairman: Lee Rowley MP   Other Parliamentarians in attendance: Julian […]
September 6, 2018

Breakfast Roundtable with FOS

Note of APPG on Alternative Lending Roundtable with the Financial Ombudsman Service, 17 July 2018   Chairman: Lee Rowley MP   Guest: Annette Lovell, Director of […]
September 17, 2018

AGM 2018

AGM of the APPG on Alternative Lending, 12 September 2018.   Officers were re-elected, with Lee Rowley MP officially being confirmed as the new Chairman and […]
March 27, 2019

Parliamentary Roundtable on the FCA’s Post-Implementation Review of the Rules Governing Peer-to-Peer Lending Platforms

27 March 2019 The APPG on Alternative Lending held a roundtable in the House of Commons on the FCA’s soon-to-be-published rules governing P2P Lending. The APPG […]
July 23, 2020

Report of the Inquiry into ‘Lending and Borrowing Post-Covid’

The Inquiry into ‘Lending and Borrowing Post-Covid’ ran from 20 May to 10 June 2020 and covered a wide range of credit-related issues from the availability […]
November 25, 2016

Breakfast Roundtable with Industry leaders

On Tuesday 25 November the APPG held its first breakfast meeting. In attendance were MP’s from the Parliamentary Group alongside key speakers from the industry. These […]
January 31, 2017

Public Inquiry into the FCA’s ‘High Cost Credit Review’

The APPG held a short inquiry into the FCA’s high cost credit review ahead of the regulator’s 15 February deadline for responses to its call for […]
March 1, 2017
The All-Party Parliamentary Group formal launch reception

Formal Launch Reception

On the 1 March 2017, the APPG held its formal launch reception in the House of Commons. Our Guest of Honour was Treasury Economic Secretary, Simon […]