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Pre-Budget – Which? says Government must not rely on the industry to meet the needs of society

Which? principal policy advisor Mick McAteer says the Government mustn’t rely on the industry to voluntarily meet the needs of society.

But McAteer welcomes the financial inclusion fund to tackle the problems of those people who are financially excluded.

McAteer says: “A new concordat between Government and industry is needed to ensure that all consumers have access to the products and advice they need, Which?’s model for the National Financial Advice Network could provide people with the access they need.”

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