FOS and the six year rule…parliamentary question

Written question in Parliament about FOS considering cases after more than six years…

Daniel Zeichner, Shadow Minister (Transport)

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to paragraph DISP 2.8.4 of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Handbook, if he will direct the FCA to amend its policy on the application of the six year rule in exceptional circumstances to enable the Financial Ombudsman to consider cases in which important evidence emerges after that six year period.

Harriett Baldwin, The Economic Secretary to the Treasury 

This is a matter for the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) who are independent from Government.
The question has been passed on to the FCA. The FCA will reply directly to the Honorable Member by letter. A copy of the letter will be placed in the Library of the House.

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