Posts Tagged “equitable life”

Williams: Coalition has done more for Equitable Life victims in 10 weeks than Labour did in 10 years

by Stephen Tall on July 24, 2010

Here’s an important story that Lib Dem Voice omitted to give the space it deserves this week: Commenting on the Coalition Government’s announcement that it has introduced a Bill to compensate Equitable Life policyholders, Co-Chair of the Liberal Democrat Treasury Policy Committee, Stephen Williams said: “The Labour Government had 10 years to help the those […]

Vince: Equitable Life defeat a blow to policyholders who lost half their pensions

by Stephen Tall on October 21, 2009

A few months ago, Lib Dem shadow chancellor Vince Cable tabled an Early Day Motion in the Commons to attempt to pressure the Government to treat fairly the Equitable Life policyholders who lost their pensions due to “serial maladministration” by the, erm, Government. Rather remarkably, the EDM attracted 331 signatures, a recent record, and over […]

Vince condemns “long, shabby and disreputable treatment” of Equitable Life policy-holders

by Stephen Tall on January 16, 2009

From today’s Times: One million savers were given an apology — but no promise of early compensation — when the Treasury issued its long-delayed response to the verdict that regulators were partly responsible for the near-collapse of Equitable Life. Although (…)

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