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Committee announces inquiry into Debt Management

14 October 2011

The Business, Innovation and Skills Committee today announces a new inquiry and call for evidence into the Government's policy proposals in relation to consumer debt and personal insolvency.

The Inquiry will focus on:

the Government’s response to its consultation on Managing, Borrowing And Dealing With Debt entitled Consumer credit and personal insolvency review: summary of responses on consumer credit and formal response on personal insolvency

and its proposals for policies in relation to:

  • consumer debt;
  • support mechanisms for those in debt; and
  • the provision of credit facilities by commercial companies.

The Government’s response can be found at: http://www.bis.gov.uk/assets/biscore/consumer-issues/docs/c/11-1063-consumer-credit-and-personal-insolvency-responses

Written evidence should be sent to the Committee at the following e-mail address [email protected], preferably by close of business on Monday 14 November.

Guide to submitting written evidence

Please note that select committees are unable to investigate individual cases.

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