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Guto Bebb filmed by International Business Times

Guto was being interviewed today in Westminster Hall by the International Business Times.  The subject of the interview was the progress that is being made with the matter of Interest Rate Swaps which Guto and the team have been working on for over a year.

Help for Heroes

I have been contacted by Nicola to request help promote this worthy cause.  Please do whatever you can to help.

Guto Bebb backs Prostate Cancer UK's quality checklist

Guto Bebb MP has pledged to support the swift implementation of a Prostate Cancer UK initiative in Aberconwy to help men with prostate cancer receive the best possible care and support, regardless of where they live.

Guto Bebb meets Christian Aid campaigners

Guto Bebb MP was delighted to meet with a large group of campaigners from local churches to discuss with them the current Christian Aid Campaign ‘If’. The purpose of this campaign is to put pressure on the government to ensure that they take responsibility for tax avoidance by British Multinational businesses overseas.

Guto Bebb holds second 'Street Surgery'

Guto Bebb MP, supported by his constituency staff, held his second street surgery of the year in Bryn Seiri Road, Conwy on Saturday. A range of issues were brought to his attention including the state of the road surface in Berth y Glyd, residents curiosity about the status of a piece of land locally that had previously been earmarked for development, dog fouling on the path to Porth y Felin, ESA’s issues and a number of other benefit related matters.

Welsh Affairs Committee - Cross-border road and rail links

In a report published today, Wednesday 6 March 2013, the Commons Welsh Affairs Committee says that despite welcome new Government investment in cross border rail links, major problems remain with the key M4 road link.

New Year to February Recess

Once again I have seen two months pass almost in the blink of an eye and despite the extreme cold outside as I write I suspect that spring will soon be in the air.  We can only hope!

Mis-selling derivatives

Thousands of businesses have fallen into financial distress after being allegedly mis-sold a number of interest rate hedging products by Britain’s biggest banks. Conservative MP Guto Bebb became aware of the issue in October 2011 when a constituent, Colin Jones, visited his surgery and told him of his situation. Since then, the UK lawmaker for the Welsh constituency of Aberconwy has led the drive to force regulators into their recent review and pilot scheme to determine the scope and scale of the multibillion-pound scandal.

Guto Bebb welcomes FSA redress scheme for SMEs

The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has confirmed that Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds and RBS will start the full review of their sales of interest rate hedging products (IRHPs) to small businesses. Following a long campaign from Aberconwy MP Guto Bebb, which led to  the FSA announcing in June last year that it had found serious failings in the sale of IRHPs.