On 29 June 2015, a written answer was published in Hansard of the House of Lords stating that the FCA consultation, announced on 26 November 2014, on unsolicited marketing calls, emails and text messages from consumer credit firms, including payday lenders, will take place in summer 2015. The consultation will include specifically looking at whether these unsolicited communications should be banned, given the potential for causing significant distress to consumers.

For the full question and answer, please click here