Financial Guidance and Claims Bill: Commons Second Reading

22 January 2018

MPs debated the Second Reading of the Financial Claims and Guidance Bill in the House of Commons on Monday 22 January.

The Bill passed Second Reading without a division and will now be considered by a Public Bill Committee.

The Bill started in the House of Lords, where it completed all of its Lords stages.

Second Reading

The Financial Guidance and Claims Bill 2017-19

Summary of the Bill

The Bill aims to ensure that members of the public are able to access:

  • free and impartial money guidance, pensions guidance and debt advice
  • high-quality claims handling services

Keep up to date with all the proceedings and documentation, including amendment papers, on the Financial Guidance and Claims Bill and find out how a Bill becomes an Act of Parliament.

House of Commons Library analysis

The House of Commons Library produces briefing papers to inform MPs and their staff of key issues. The papers contain factual information and a range of opinions on each subject, and aim to be politically impartial.

The Library has published a briefing paper for Second Reading.

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