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Bill documents — Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL] 2017-19

Bills

Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to incorporate amendments (proposals for change) made during its passage through Parliament.

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 160 2017-19 (as amended in Committee) | PDF version, 455KB 06.02.2018
Commons Bill 131 2017-19, as introduced | PDF version, 231KB 23.11.2017
Lords HL Bill 70 (as amended on Report) | PDF version, 204KB 01.11.2017
Lords HL Bill 1 (as introduced) | PDF version, 189KB 22.06.2017

Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons

Tracked changes versions of the Bill, showing amendments made in Committee of the whole House and in Public Bill Committees in the House of Commons

House Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons Date
Commons Version of the bill showing changes made in committee (PDF, 479KB) 08.02.2018

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Commons Bill 131-EN 2017-19 | PDF version, 641KB 23.11.2017
Lords HL Bill 1 Explanatory Notes | PDF version, 295KB 22.06.2017

Delegated Powers Memoranda

The Government provide a delegated powers memorandum for all public (including hybrid) bills to justify the delegation of powers, usually to Ministers, in the bill.

House Delegated Powers Memorandum Date
Commons Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum - 5 March 2018 (PDF, 133KB) 05.03.2018
Commons Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum - 26 January 2018 (PDF, 53KB) 26.01.2018
Lords Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL]: Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum (3) (PDF, 179KB) 21.11.2017
Lords Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL]: Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum (2) (PDF, 128KB) 14.11.2017
Lords Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL]: Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF, 173KB) 18.10.2017
Lords Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL]: Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF, 285KB) 28.06.2017

"English votes for English laws"

Under the 'English votes for English laws' procedure, the Speaker certifies Bills, or provisions of Bills, as relating exclusively to England, and/or to England and Wales. In relation to Finance Bills, the Speaker may certify founding financial motions, or clauses or schedules, as relating exclusively to England, Wales and Northern Ireland.The text of certificates issued by the Speaker, and information prepared by the Government on how government amendments affect the territorial application of provisions of the bill, are available here. (Similar information about the bill itself can be found in the Explanatory Notes – see above.).

House English votes for English laws Date
Commons Departmental Assessment of Government Amendments - 8 March 2018 (PDF, 132KB) 08.03.2018
Commons Departmental Assessment of Amendments - 6 February 2018 (PDF, 487KB) 06.02.2018
Commons Speaker's Certificate 2017-19 (PDF, 46KB) 17.01.2018

Amendment papers

Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed.

See Lords amendments on the new Lords amendments page

House Amendment Paper Date
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 20 April 2018 | PDF version, 211KB 23.04.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 18 April 2018 | PDF version, 212KB 19.04.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 17 April 2018 | PDF version, 210KB 18.04.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 12 April 2018 | PDF version, 206KB 13.04.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 29 March 2018 | PDF version, 208KB 03.04.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 27 March 2018 | PDF version, 207KB 28.03.2018
Commons Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 27 March 2018 | PDF version, 209KB 27.03.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 23 March 2018 | PDF version, 204KB 26.03.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 22 March 2018 | PDF version, 206KB 23.03.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 21 March 2018 | PDF version, 207KB 22.03.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 19 March 2018 | PDF version, 205KB 20.03.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 15 March 2018 | PDF version, 79KB 16.03.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 14 March 2018 | PDF version, 202KB 15.03.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 13 March 2018 | PDF version, 202KB 14.03.2018
Commons Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 12 March 2018 | PDF version, 203KB 12.03.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 8 March 2018 | PDF version, 195KB 09.03.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 7 March 2018 | PDF version, 196KB 08.03.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 6 March 2018 | PDF version, 180KB 07.03.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 5 March 2018 | PDF version, 168KB 06.03.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 2 March 2018 | PDF version, 143KB 05.03.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 1 March 2018 | PDF version, 139KB 02.03.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 16 February 2018 | PDF version, 134KB 19.02.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 6 February 2018 | PDF version, 87KB 06.02.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 1 February 2018 | PDF version, 208KB 02.02.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 1 February 2018 | PDF version, 237KB 01.02.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 30 January 2018 | PDF version, 226KB 31.01.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 29 January 2018 | PDF version, 96KB 30.01.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 25 January 2018 | PDF version, 187KB 26.01.2018
Lords HL Bill 70-I Marshalled list for Third Reading (PDF, 106KB) 20.11.2017
Lords HL Bill 70(d) Amendments for Third Reading (PDF, 67KB) 17.11.2017
Lords HL Bill 70(c) Amendments for Third Reading (PDF, 84KB) 15.11.2017
Lords HL Bill 70(b) Amendments for Third Reading (PDF, 207KB) 14.11.2017
Lords HL Bill 70(a) Amendment for Third Reading (PDF, 61KB) 08.11.2017
Lords HL Bill 1-R-II Second marshalled list for Report (PDF, 110KB) 27.10.2017
Lords HL Bill 1-R-I Marshalled list for Report 20.10.2017
Lords HL Bill 1 Running list of amendments (PDF, 97KB) 19.10.2017
Lords HL Bill 1-R(f) Amendment for Report (PDF, 45KB) 19.10.2017
Lords HL Bill 1-R(e) Amendment for Report (PDF, 47KB) 18.10.2017
Lords HL Bill 1-R(d) Amendments for Report (PDF, 89KB) 17.10.2017
Lords HL Bill 1-R(c) Amendments for Report (PDF, 62KB) 16.10.2017
Lords HL Bill 1-R(b) Amendment for Report (PDF, 60KB) 12.10.2017
Lords HL Bill 1-R(a) Amendments for Report (PDF, 42KB) 10.10.2017
Lords HL Bill 1-IV(Rev) Revised fourth marshalled list for Committee (PDF, 77KB) 12.09.2017
Lords HL Bill 1-IV Fourth marshalled list for Committee (PDF, 77KB) 11.09.2017
Lords HL Bill 1-III(a) Amendment for Committee, supplementary to the third marshalled list (PDF, 56KB) 08.09.2017
Lords HL Bill 1-III Third marshalled list for Committee (PDF, 87KB) 07.09.2017
Lords HL Bill 1-II Second marshalled list for Committee (PDF, 108KB) 04.09.2017
Lords HL Bill 1-I(Rev)(a) Amendment for Committee, supplementary to the revised marshalled list (PDF, 53KB) 21.07.2017
Lords HL Bill 1-I(Rev) Revised marshalled list for Committee (PDF, 106KB) 18.07.2017
Lords HL Bill 1-I Marshalled list for Committee (PDF, 108KB) 17.07.2017
Lords HL Bill 1(g) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 77KB) 14.07.2017
Lords HL Bill 1(f) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 104KB) 13.07.2017
Lords HL Bill 1(e) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 62KB) 12.07.2017
Lords HL Bill 1(d) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 59KB) 11.07.2017
Lords HL Bill 1(c) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 63KB) 10.07.2017
Lords HL Bill 1(b) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 49KB) 07.07.2017
Lords HL Bill 1(a) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 57KB) 06.07.2017

Selection of amendments: Commons

In the House of Commons, amendments are grouped together so that amendments relating to a particular topic or issue are discussed together.

House Selection of amendments: Commons Date
Commons Consideration on Report (PDF, 490KB) 26.03.2018
Commons Consideration on Report (PDF, 276KB) 12.03.2018
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 192KB) 31.01.2018

Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons

Details of the Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings in the House of Commons. The documents contain the text of amendments considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.

House Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Date
Commons All proceedings up to 6 February 2018 | PDF version, 210KB 07.02.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 6 February 2018 | PDF version, 186KB 07.02.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 1 February 2018 | PDF version, 139KB 02.02.2018

Briefing papers

House of Commons Library and House of Lords Library briefing papers aim to be politically impartial, containing factual information as well as a range of opinions on each subject. Briefing papers on Bills are produced before Second Reading and, in the Commons, after Committee Stage.

House Briefing papers Date
Commons Briefing Paper on the Bill 06.04.2018

Select Committee reports

The following select committee reports have been identified as relevant to the debate on the Bill.

House Select Committee report Date
Commons Report by the Work and Pensions Select Committee relating to the Bill | PDF version, 538KB 09.03.2018
Commons Government Response to the Work and Pensions Select Committee Report relating to the Bill | PDF version, 131KB 09.03.2018

Press notices

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

House Press notices Date
Commons Have your say on the Financial Guidance and Claims Bill 23.01.2018

Library Notes

House of Lords Library Notes aim to be politically impartial and are compiled for Members of Parliament and their staff.

House Library Notes Date
Lords Financial Guidance and Claims Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages 30.06.2017

Written evidence

Written submissions from outside bodies and individuals are circulated to MPs appointed to examine the Bill during committee stage in a Public Bill Committee. The following written submissions were sent to this committee.

House Written evidence Date
Commons Written Evidence: Citizens Advice (FGCB19) 07.02.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Keoghs LLP (FGCB20) (PDF, 256KB) 07.02.2018
Commons Written Evidence: LawWorks (FGCB21) (PDF, 1MB) 07.02.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Gladstone Brookes (FGCB22) (PDF, 643KB) 07.02.2018
Commons Written Evidence: DWF LLP (FGCB24) (PDF, 150KB) 07.02.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Hargreaves Lansdown (FGCB25) (PDF, 526KB) 07.02.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Motor Accident Solicitors Society (MASS) (FGCB26) 07.02.2018
Commons Written Evidence: The Professional Financial Claims Association (FGCB27) 07.02.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Barclays (FGCB28) 07.02.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Carpenters (FGCB29) 07.02.2018
Commons Written Evidence: One Advice Group (FGCB30) 07.02.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Thomas Cook Group (FGCB31) (PDF, 664KB) 07.02.2018
Commons Written Evidence: The Claims Guys (FGCB01) (PDF, 450KB) 01.02.2018
Commons Written Evidence: John Lamidey MBE (FGCB02) 01.02.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Equity Release Council (FGCB03) (PDF, 151KB) 01.02.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Gary Nixon (FGCB04) 01.02.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Jon Platt, Managing Director, JMP Partnership (IW) Ltd (FGCB05) 01.02.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Frankly Hughes Limited (FGCB06) 01.02.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (FGCB07) (PDF, 497KB) 01.02.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Just Group (FGCB08) (PDF, 773KB) 01.02.2018
Commons Written Evidence: ABTA - The Travel Association (FGCB09) 01.02.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Consumer Finance Association (CFA) (FGCB10) 01.02.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Fair Telecoms Campaign (FGCB11) 01.02.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Lloyds Banking Group (FGCB12) 01.02.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) (FGCB13) 01.02.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Age UK (FGCB14) 01.02.2018
Commons Written Evidence: BlackLion Law LLP (FGCB15) 01.02.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Alliance of Claims Companies (FGCB16) (PDF, 5MB) 01.02.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Macmillan Cancer Support (FGCB17) (PDF, 711KB) 01.02.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Association of British Insurers (ABI) (FGCB18) (PDF, 447KB) 01.02.2018

Impact Assessments

List of related Impact Assessments

House Impact Assessments Date
Impact Assessment from Department for Work and Pensions and HM Treasury - 26 February 2018 (PDF, 133KB) 26.02.2018
Claims Management Regulation – Consultation Response (PDF, 269KB) 22.11.2017
Summary of Impacts (PDF, 130KB) 01.06.2017
Establishing a single financial guidance body (PDF, 548KB) 02.04.2017
Transferring regulation of Claims Management Companies (CMCs) to the FCA (PDF, 432KB) 08.03.2017

Legislative Consent Resolutions

These ‘legislative consent’ resolutions (also known as “Sewel motions”) are the formal way in which the Scottish Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales and Northern Ireland Assembly give their assent to the UK Parliament legislating on devolved matters.

House Legislative Consent Resolutions Date
Commons Legislative Consent Motion from the Scottish Parliament (PDF, 632KB) 16.04.2018
Commons Legislative Consent Memorandum from the Scottish Parliament (PDF, 308KB) 16.04.2018

Will write letters

Occasionally questions put to government Ministers during debates on Bills in either the House of Commons or the House of Lords may be answered by the Minister saying 'I will write to the Hon Member'. Such “will write” replies are not published in Hansard but are placed in the Library of the House concerned and published on the Parliamentary website.

House Will write letters Date
Letter dated 23/02/2018 to all Members, from the Economic Secretary, John Glen MP, regarding cold calling (PDF, 2MB) 23.02.2018
Letter dated 31/01/2018 from Guy Opperman MP to colleagues regarding issues raised during the Second Reading (PDF, 255KB) 16.02.2018
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) 13.02.2018
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) 31.01.2018
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) 17.12.2017
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
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) 17.10.2017
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) 13.10.2017
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) 12.09.2017
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) 31.08.2017
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
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) 25.08.2017

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