The All-Party Parliamentary Group on FinTech was set up to raise awareness in Parliament of the growing importance of Financial Technology (FinTech) to the UK economy, to policy-making and to consumers. It aims to promote a regulatory framework that encourages a growing, inclusive and competitive FinTech industry, and seeks to investigate the potential applications of FinTech including peer-to-peer lending, crowdfunding, digital currencies, internet banking etc.
Reports & Meetings
The All-Party Parliamentary Groups on FinTech and Financial Markets & Services are delighted to invite you to a joint event on Thursday 11 March, 14:30 – 15:30 – “The Kalifa Review – a roadmap for the future of UK FinTech”. The recently launched Review, chaired by Ron Kalifa, considers the UK FinTech sector’s current position […]
HM Treasury commissioned an independent review of the UK’s Fintech sector. Chaired by Ron Kalifa OBE, it was announced during Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s budget in March 2020. Innovate Finance have provided the secretariat alongside our colleagues at the City of London Corporation. Over the past decade, the UK has been quietly undergoing a quiet fintech […]
FinTech for inclusion and growth – ‘why I want to see innovation at the heart of financial services’
The passage of the Financial Services Bill through Parliament has happily coincided with a renewed focus on FinTech after the Kalifa Review’s publication in February. In the House of Lords, I took the opportunity to raise what I see as some of the biggest problems relating to financial services, and to position some of the […]
New report by ScaleUp Institute, Innovate Finance and Deloitte recommends National Growth Blueprint to fill £15bn capital gap to fuel economic prosperity. Urgent action is required to close the UK’s growth capital gap by accelerating, evolving and expanding existing initiatives under a national framework for growth. The report, The Future of Growth Capital, stresses that closing […]
On the 11th March the All-Party Parliamentary Groups on FinTech and Financial Markets & Services chaired a joint event presenting key recommendations from the recently launched Kalifa review. The recommendations in the Review cover the issues of policy and regulation, skills, investment, international opportunities and national connectivity. The meeting was co-chaired by Adam Afriyie MP, […]