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Polly Taylor, Project Coordinator

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14/08/2017 CoOp News reports on LifeSavers scheme

08/02/2016 Task Group publishes final report

27/01/2016 CMCU paves way for sixth denomination to join

11/01/2016 LifeSavers programme to expand thanks to funding boost

20/10/2015 School bank launches in Nottingham primary school

29/09/2015 Archbishop commissions Credit Champions

12/05/2015 Archbishop welcomes training for churches to help people in debt

04/02/2015 Archbishop Justin Welby's speech on 'A Good Economy' at the APPG on Inclusive Growth

20/01/2015 Archbishop Justin Welby's speech on financial inclusion

20/01/2015 Andrea Leadsom MP speech on financial inclusion and funding for LifeSavers

14/01/2014 TOYOURCREDIT mentioned in Society Guardian piece on payday lending cap

31/01/2014 Government announces funding for school savings clubs

27/11/2014  Growing number of parishes providing help to people with debt

13/11/2014  Savings clubs planned for primary schools

10/07/2014  Church Commissioners confirm Wonga exit, Church of England press release

20/06/2014   Churches' Mutual Credit Union, Church of England press release

17/06/2014  Archbishop’s lecture on the future of banking standards, New City Agenda

11/06/2014  Rap song highlights dangers of payday loans industry “grooming young people”, Church of England press release

10/06/2014  Archbishop’s speech to the Credit Union Foundation, Westminster

27/05/2014  Sir Hector Sants speech at launch of Church Credit Champions Network, Church of England press release

27/05/2014  Churches step up fight for better lending, Church of England press release

18/03/2014  Church is well placed to support credit unions, says Sir Hector Sants, Church of England press release

22/01/2014  Research reveals support for Archbishop's credit union proposals, Church of England press release

16/01/2014  Sir Hector Sants appointed to chair Archbishop's Task Group, Church of England press release

05/12/2013  Archbishop’s speech on the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards, House of Lords

24/10/2013   Archbishop’s speech to the Blueprint for Better Business conference

16/10/2013   Church acts on International Credit Union Day

20/06/2013  Archbishop’s speech on payday lending, House of Lords 

12/06/2013  Archbishop Justin Welby’s speech on good banks, St Paul’s Cathedral

13/12/2012  Bishop Justin Welby speaks on credit unions, House of Lords