Financial Guidance and Claims Act 2018


make provision establishing a new financial guidance body; to make provision about the funding of debt advice in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland; and to make provision about the regulation of claims management services.

Bill Progession through Parliament

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

15/08/2018
Briefing papers
Briefing Paper on the Bill and Act
10/05/2018
Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings) (Commons)
10/05/2018
Royal Assent (Hansard) (Commons)
10/05/2018
Act of Parliament
Financial Guidance and Claims Act 2018 (c. 10)
01/05/2018
Ping Pong (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
01/05/2018
Ping Pong (Hansard): House of Lords
30/04/2018
Amendment papers
HL Bill 97-I Marshalled list for consideration of Commons amendments (PDF, 67KB)
25/04/2018
Explanatory Notes
HL Bill 97 Explanatory Notes
25/04/2018
Delegated Powers Memoranda
Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL]: Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum (4) (PDF, 238KB)
25/04/2018
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
Report Stage Proceedings as at 24 April 2018
24/04/2018
3rd reading: House of Commons
24/04/2018
Report: 3rd sitting: House of Commons
24/04/2018
Bills
HL Bill 97 Commons amendments
24/04/2018
Amendment papers
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 24 April 2018
23/04/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 20 April 2018
23/04/2018
Selection of amendments: Commons
Consideration on Report (PDF, 487KB)
19/04/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 18 April 2018
18/04/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 17 April 2018
16/04/2018
Legislative Consent Resolutions
Legislative Consent Motion from the Scottish Parliament (PDF, 632KB)
16/04/2018
Legislative Consent Resolutions
Legislative Consent Memorandum from the Scottish Parliament (PDF, 308KB)
13/04/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 12 April 2018
03/04/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 29 March 2018
28/03/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 27 March 2018
27/03/2018
Amendment papers
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 27 March 2018
26/03/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 23 March 2018
26/03/2018
Selection of amendments: Commons
Consideration on Report (PDF, 490KB)
23/03/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 22 March 2018
22/03/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 21 March 2018
20/03/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 19 March 2018
16/03/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 15 March 2018
15/03/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 14 March 2018
14/03/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 13 March 2018
12/03/2018
Report stage: House of Commons
12/03/2018
Amendment papers
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 12 March 2018
12/03/2018
Selection of amendments: Commons
Consideration on Report (PDF, 276KB)
09/03/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 8 March 2018
08/03/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 7 March 2018
07/03/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 6 March 2018
06/03/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 5 March 2018
05/03/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 2 March 2018
05/03/2018
Delegated Powers Memoranda
Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum - 5 March 2018 (PDF, 133KB)
02/03/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 1 March 2018
26/02/2018
Impact Assessments
Impact Assessment from Department for Work and Pensions and HM Treasury - 26 February 2018 (PDF, 133KB)
23/02/2018
Will write letters
Letter dated 23/02/2018 to all Members, from the Economic Secretary, John Glen MP, regarding cold calling (PDF, 2MB)
19/02/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 16 February 2018
16/02/2018
Will write letters
Letter dated 31/01/2018 from Guy Opperman MP to colleagues regarding issues raised during the Second Reading (PDF, 255KB)
13/02/2018
Will write letters
Letter dated 13/02/2018 from Guy Opperman MP to Craig Mackinlay MP regarding debt advice for the self-employed as discussed during the Committee stage (PDF, 42KB)
08/02/2018
Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons
Version of the bill showing changes made in committee (PDF, 479KB)
07/02/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Citizens Advice (FGCB19)
07/02/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Keoghs LLP (FGCB20) (PDF, 256KB)
07/02/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: LawWorks (FGCB21) (PDF, 1MB)
07/02/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Gladstone Brookes (FGCB22) (PDF, 643KB)
07/02/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: DWF LLP (FGCB24) (PDF, 150KB)
07/02/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Hargreaves Lansdown (FGCB25) (PDF, 526KB)
07/02/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Motor Accident Solicitors Society (MASS) (FGCB26)
07/02/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: The Professional Financial Claims Association (FGCB27)
07/02/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Barclays (FGCB28)
07/02/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Carpenters (FGCB29)
07/02/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: One Advice Group (FGCB30)
07/02/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Thomas Cook Group (FGCB31) (PDF, 664KB)
07/02/2018
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
All proceedings up to 6 February 2018
07/02/2018
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 6 February 2018
07/02/2018
Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons
Version of the bill showing changes made in Committee (PDF)
06/02/2018
Committee Debates: compilation of sittings so far: House of Commons
06/02/2018
Committee Debate: 3rd sitting: House of Commons
06/02/2018
Bills
Bill 160 2017-19 (as amended in Committee)
06/02/2018
Amendment papers
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 6 February 2018
02/02/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 1 February 2018
02/02/2018
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 1 February 2018
01/02/2018
Committee Debate: 2nd sitting: House of Commons
01/02/2018
Committee Debate: 1st sitting: House of Commons
01/02/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: The Claims Guys (FGCB01) (PDF, 450KB)
01/02/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: John Lamidey MBE (FGCB02)
01/02/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Equity Release Council (FGCB03) (PDF, 151KB)
01/02/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Gary Nixon (FGCB04)
01/02/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Jon Platt, Managing Director, JMP Partnership (IW) Ltd (FGCB05)
01/02/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Frankly Hughes Limited (FGCB06)
01/02/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (FGCB07) (PDF, 497KB)
01/02/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Just Group (FGCB08) (PDF, 773KB)
01/02/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: ABTA - The Travel Association (FGCB09)
01/02/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Consumer Finance Association (CFA) (FGCB10)
01/02/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Fair Telecoms Campaign (FGCB11)
01/02/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Lloyds Banking Group (FGCB12)
01/02/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) (FGCB13)
01/02/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Age UK (FGCB14)
01/02/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: BlackLion Law LLP (FGCB15)
01/02/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Alliance of Claims Companies (FGCB16) (PDF, 5MB)
01/02/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Macmillan Cancer Support (FGCB17) (PDF, 711KB)
01/02/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Association of British Insurers (ABI) (FGCB18) (PDF, 447KB)
01/02/2018
Amendment papers
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 1 February 2018
31/01/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 30 January 2018
31/01/2018
Selection of amendments: Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 192KB)
31/01/2018
Will write letters
Letter dated 31/01/018 from the Minister for Pensions and Financial Inclusion, Guy Opperman MP to all Members, on points raised during Second Reading (PDF, 255KB)
30/01/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 29 January 2018
26/01/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 25 January 2018
26/01/2018
Delegated Powers Memoranda
Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum - 26 January 2018 (PDF, 53KB)
23/01/2018
Press notices
Have your say on the Financial Guidance and Claims Bill
22/01/2018
2nd reading: House of Commons
17/12/2017
Will write letters
Letter dated 18/12/2017 from Baroness Buscombe to Lord McKenzie regarding issues raised during the third reading of the Financial Guidance and Claims Bill. (PDF, 315KB)
17/12/2017
Will write letters
Letter from Baroness Buscombe to Lord Listowel regarding issues raised during the third reading of the Financial Guidance and Claims Bill: how care leavers can access the debt respite scheme, in particular relating to council tax. (PDF, 123KB)
23/11/2017
Bills
Bill 131 2017-19, as introduced
23/11/2017
Explanatory Notes
Bill 131-EN 2017-19
22/11/2017
1st reading: House of Commons
22/11/2017
Impact Assessments
Claims Management Regulation – Consultation Response (PDF, 269KB)
21/11/2017
3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
21/11/2017
3rd reading (Hansard): House of Lords
21/11/2017
Delegated Powers Memoranda
Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL]: Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum (3) (PDF, 179KB)
20/11/2017
Amendment papers
HL Bill 70-I Marshalled list for Third Reading (PDF, 106KB)
17/11/2017
Amendment papers
HL Bill 70(d) Amendments for Third Reading (PDF, 67KB)
15/11/2017
Amendment papers
HL Bill 70(c) Amendments for Third Reading (PDF, 84KB)
14/11/2017
Amendment papers
HL Bill 70(b) Amendments for Third Reading (PDF, 207KB)
14/11/2017
Delegated Powers Memoranda
Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL]: Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum (2) (PDF, 128KB)
08/11/2017
Amendment papers
HL Bill 70(a) Amendment for Third Reading (PDF, 61KB)
01/11/2017
Bills
HL Bill 70 (as amended on Report)
31/10/2017
Report: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
31/10/2017
Report: 2nd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
27/10/2017
Amendment papers
HL Bill 1-R-II Second marshalled list for Report (PDF, 110KB)
24/10/2017
Report: 1st sitting: House of Lords
24/10/2017
Report stage (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
24/10/2017
Report stage (Minutes of Proceedings - continued): House of Lords
24/10/2017
Report stage (Hansard - continued): House of Lords
20/10/2017
Amendment papers
HL Bill 1-R-I Marshalled list for Report
19/10/2017
Amendment papers
HL Bill 1-R(f) Amendment for Report (PDF, 45KB)
18/10/2017
Amendment papers
HL Bill 1-R(e) Amendment for Report (PDF, 47KB)
18/10/2017
Delegated Powers Memoranda
Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL]: Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF, 173KB)
17/10/2017
Amendment papers
HL Bill 1-R(d) Amendments for Report (PDF, 89KB)
17/10/2017
Will write letters
Letter from Baroness Buscombe to Lord Stevenson of Balmacara regarding the Single Financial Guidance Body as discussed during the Committee Stage of the Financial Guidance and Claims Bill. (PDF, 524KB)
16/10/2017
Amendment papers
HL Bill 1-R(c) Amendments for Report (PDF, 62KB)
13/10/2017
Will write letters
Letter from Baroness Buscombe to Baroness Finlay regarding equity release schemes and charges as discussed during the Committee Stage of the Financial Guidance and Claims Bill. (PDF, 161KB)
12/10/2017
Amendment papers
HL Bill 1-R(b) Amendment for Report (PDF, 60KB)
10/10/2017
Amendment papers
HL Bill 1-R(a) Amendments for Report (PDF, 42KB)
13/09/2017
Committee: 4th sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
13/09/2017
Committee: 4th sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
12/09/2017
Amendment papers
HL Bill 1-IV(Rev) Revised fourth marshalled list for Committee (PDF, 77KB)
12/09/2017
Will write letters
Letter from Baroness Buscombe to Baroness Altmann regarding replacing the term "debt advice" with "debt counselling" or "debt guidance or counselling" as discussed during the Committee Stage of the Financial Guidance and Claims Bill. (PDF, 596KB)
11/09/2017
Committee: 3rd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
11/09/2017
Committee: 3rd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
11/09/2017
Amendment papers
HL Bill 1-IV Fourth marshalled list for Committee (PDF, 77KB)
08/09/2017
Amendment papers
HL Bill 1-III(a) Amendment for Committee, supplementary to the third marshalled list (PDF, 56KB)
07/09/2017
Amendment papers
HL Bill 1-III Third marshalled list for Committee (PDF, 87KB)
06/09/2017
Committee: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
06/09/2017
Committee: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings - continued): House of Lords
06/09/2017
Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
06/09/2017
Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard - continued): House of Lords
04/09/2017
Amendment papers
HL Bill 1-II Second marshalled list for Committee (PDF, 108KB)
31/08/2017
Will write letters
Letter from Baroness Buscombe to Baroness Coussins regarding issues raised during the committee stage of the Financial Guidance and Claims Bill: single financial guidance body to provide help to self-employment people. (PDF, 147KB)
31/08/2017
Will write letters
Letter from Baroness Buscombe to Earl Listowel regarding an issue raised during the committee stage of the Financial Guidance and Claims Bill: help for care leavers to gain the skills needed to manage their finances. (PDF, 347KB)
25/08/2017
Will write letters
Letter from Baroness Buscombe to Lord McKenzie of Luton regarding issues raised during the committee stage of the Financial Guidance and Claims Bill: money guidance functions listed in the scope of the new SFGB (PDF, 557KB)
21/07/2017
Amendment papers
HL Bill 1-I(Rev)(a) Amendment for Committee, supplementary to the revised marshalled list (PDF, 53KB)
19/07/2017
Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
19/07/2017
Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
19/07/2017
Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard - continued): House of Lords
18/07/2017
Amendment papers
HL Bill 1-I(Rev) Revised marshalled list for Committee (PDF, 106KB)
17/07/2017
Amendment papers
HL Bill 1-I Marshalled list for Committee (PDF, 108KB)
14/07/2017
Amendment papers
HL Bill 1(g) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 77KB)
13/07/2017
Amendment papers
HL Bill 1(f) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 104KB)
12/07/2017
Amendment papers
HL Bill 1(e) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 62KB)
11/07/2017
Amendment papers
HL Bill 1(d) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 59KB)
10/07/2017
Amendment papers
HL Bill 1(c) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 63KB)
07/07/2017
Amendment papers
HL Bill 1(b) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 49KB)
06/07/2017
Amendment papers
HL Bill 1(a) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 57KB)
05/07/2017
2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
05/07/2017
2nd reading (Hansard): House of Lords
30/06/2017
Library Notes
Financial Guidance and Claims Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
28/06/2017
Delegated Powers Memoranda
Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL]: Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF, 285KB)
22/06/2017
1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
22/06/2017
1st reading (Hansard): House of Lords
22/06/2017
Bills
HL Bill 1 (as introduced)
22/06/2017
Explanatory Notes
HL Bill 1 Explanatory Notes
01/06/2017
Impact Assessments
Summary of Impacts (PDF, 130KB)
02/04/2017
Impact Assessments
Establishing a single financial guidance body (PDF, 548KB)
08/03/2017
Impact Assessments
Transferring regulation of Claims Management Companies (CMCs) to the FCA (PDF, 432KB)