Martin Lewis urges MPs to free mortgage prisoners, warning coronavirus is set to trap even more households
Martin Lewis has called on the Government to act to help "mortgage prisoners" as he gave evidence to the Treasury Committee about the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic, warning that more households could become trapped as a result of the crisis
10 December 2020
Martin Lewis calls for 'explosive' buy now pay later market to be regulated at 'maximum speed'
Martin Lewis has called for the "explosive" market for buy now, pay later products to be regulated as soon as possible in a Treasury Committee evidence session this week
10 December 2020
Martin Lewis warns MPs of 'catastrophic' effect on workers' finances without coronavirus support
MoneySavingExpert.com founder and chair Martin Lewis has warned MPs that workers' finances could be permanently damaged without short-term support during the coronavirus crisis, as part of a Treasury Committee evidence session on the economic impact of the pandemic
10 December 2020
Minister considering extending regulation to help mortgage prisoners
Treasury Minister John Glen has said that he is willing to consider extending the limits of the financial regulator's powers to help more 'mortgage prisoners' who are stuck on expensive deals with unregulated lenders and lenders that no longer offer new mortgages
28 January 2020
Lifetime ISA should be scrapped, says influential group of MPs
A group of MPs has called for the Lifetime ISA to be scrapped, just a year after it was launched
26 July 2018
Regulator under fire for lack of 'urgency' on mortgage prisoners
The Financial Conduct Authority has been accused of having no
14 June 2018
1,300 TSB customers have lost money to fraudsters, MPs told
The FCA warned that 40% of calls were still being abandoned and fraud victims have not been repaid quickly enough
6 June 2018
40,000 complain over TSB meltdown - and bosses STILL can't say when it'll be fixed
TSB has admitted it's been deluged with 40,000 complaints from customers over the IT meltdown
2 May 2018
Amex mulls payments shake-up to tackle contactless card security flaw
The card scheme says it's
7 April 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
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