Women fighting state pension changes to protest outside Parliament on Budget Day
WASPI campaigners will be joined by supportive MPs and trade unionists in a bid to force a Government compromise
7 March 2017
MP demands action over contactless card security flaw
Senior Labour MP Rachel Reeves cited MSE's case study in Parliament while quizzing financial regulators
9 February 2017
Labour peers fight 'grossly unfair' retrospective student loan hike
The Higher Education and Research Bill faced its second reading in the House of Lords this afternoon
6 December 2016
Savers to be warned of risks before opening a Lifetime ISA
Anyone wanting to open a Lifetime ISA will first be made fully aware of how the product works, under FCA proposals
16 November 2016
Lifetime ISA and Help to Save applicants need guidance, Martin tells MPs
Martin Lewis has warned that two new savings schemes being launched by the Government must come with clear guidance
25 October 2016
Banks must take action over contactless card security flaw, says leading MP
A leading MP has said banks must do more to protect customers after MSE revealed a major contactless card security flaw
9 September 2016
Government refuses to budge on women's state pension changes following second MP debate
The Government has refused to budge on changes to women's state pension following a second parliamentary debate
3 February 2016
MPs demand rethink of women's state pension changes
A parliamentary motion aiming to protect women who will be hit by changes to the state pension is passed by MPs
7 January 2016
Voting today? You don't need a poll card
If you're voting today but don't have a poll card, fear not, you can vote without it
7 May 2015
'Pooled' schemes to boost pensions unveiled in Queen's Speech
The Queen outlined the Government's agenda for the coming session at today's state opening of Parliament
4 June 2014
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24 June 2022Free lateral flow tests in Wales will continue to be available for people showing Covid symptoms up until 30 July.
24 June 2022Private car park operators in England, Scotland and Wales will no longer be able to set fines above £50 in the majority of circumstances, under new rules set out by the Government.
You've got 100 days to use paper £20 and £50 notes before they become unusable - so check your pockets and down the back of sofas now23 June 2022Time is running out to check down the back of your sofa for any soon-to-be-discontinued paper £20 and £50 notes. There are only 100 days left before they become invalid but the latest figures from the Bank of England show there are almost £15 billion-worth of notes still around.
New Government-backed interest-free loan scheme to be rolled out across the UK from September – here’s how it works23 June 2022Vulnerable people who have been rejected from borrowing will apply to apply for a one-off no interest loan scheme (NILs) from September. The scheme aims to reach 20,000 struggling to pay off debt, with them being able to borrow anything from £100 to £2,000 – here’s how it’ll work.
Barclays to shut a further 15 bank branches this year - check if yours is closing and what your options are23 June 2022Barclays has announced another round of bank branch closures, with 15 more outlets set to shut by the end of the year. The latest closures mean Barclays will close 55 branches by the end of the year. Below we list the branches disappearing and what the alternatives are if you still want face-to-face banking.
17 June 2022It is a national tragedy that getting on for a million pensioners, many of whom have been paying into the system for years, are missing out on a critical boost to their income. It's called pension credit, and this year it also means you get an extra £650 to help with energy bills.
26 May 2022With the announcement of the Government's energy cost of living plans due out at lunchtime. I thought I'd speedily bash out a note down of what (from memory) I'd asked the Chancellor for when we spoke on Monday - and the other general suggestions I've been making.
24 May 2022Press the rewind button and go way back to April 2015... Possibly on the telly in the corner of your living room, I was on-air at the time urging savers as usual to use their new tax-free cash ISA allowance – because 'money was nicer in an ISA'. But things changed in 2016.
6 May 2022I set up MoneySavingExpert.com nearly 20 years ago – when arguably the modern web was still in its infancy. With an abundance of self-belief (something I had too much of then, as I realise now) I decided not to read any books, or follow prevailing wisdom on how a site should operate – and just do it my way.
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