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Gareth Thomas MP launches armed forces credit union campaign

August 2014


Following concerns about pay day loan companies exploiting the financial difficulties of serving personnel and veterans, raised by a number of military charities including the Royal British Legion, Gareth Thomas MP renewed his call for a Military Credit Union similar to the US's Navy Federal to be created in the UK.

To read the full article, click here.

April 2014

Gareth Thomas MP, Shadow Europe Minister, led a debate on 8 April 2014 calling for an armed forces credit union to help military families who may be facing financial difficulty.

“An armed forces credit union could provide specialist financial products tailored to meet the needs of service families and importantly help them plan for a future civilian life.”

To read the full debate transcript, click here. 

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