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Helping Parliamentarians

On behalf of our members, we work with parliamentarians, government and stakeholders to help find solutions to some of the UK’s biggest challenges.

We are helping your constituents build their financial resilience and prepare for later life, and bringing peace of mind to businesses and families. Our industry takes a leading role in driving change on behalf of our customers.

Our industry manifesto sets out how the insurance and long-term savings industry stands ready work in partnership with parliamentarians to deliver on our shared priorities and utilise the tools at our disposal to unleash growth.

Together, we can:

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Read our Manifesto

To get in touch with our Public Affairs team directly, please email [email protected]

 

How we can help you

Assist with constituent enquiries about insurance or related issues

 

Provide bill briefings on legislation concerning insurance and long-term savings matters

 

Work with and support parliamentary researchers and constituency staff

 

Provide policy insight and guidance

 

 

Who we are

The ABI is the voice of the UK’s world-leading insurance and long-term savings industry, which is the largest sector in Europe and the third largest in the world. We represent more than 300 firms within our membership, including most household names and specialist providers, providing peace of mind to customers across the UK.

We are a purpose-led organisation: Together, driving change to protect and build a thriving society. On behalf of our members, we work closely with the UK’s governments, HM Treasury, regulators, consumer organisations and NGOs, to help ensure that our industry is trusted by customers, is invested in people and planet, and can drive growth and innovation through an effective market.

A productive and inclusive sector, our industry supports towns and cities in building a balanced and innovative economy, employing over 300,000 individuals in high-skilled, lifelong careers, two-thirds of whom are outside of London. Our members manage investments of £1.5 trillion, pay over £17.2 billion in taxes to the Government and support the UK's communities and businesses.

 

 

Publications and useful information

Responding to Floods: What You Need To Know

This leaflet explains how an insurance company will respond in an emergency situation where a constituents home has been flooded. This guide sets out the support customers can expect from their insurer.

Investment Delivery Forum

The Investment Delivery Forum brings together the major insurance and long-term savings firms with an interest in large-scale infrastructure investment. It acts as an accelerator helping industry, government and key stakeholders avoid delay and move forward together.

Financial Inclusion Strategy

Our Financial Inclusion Strategy, developed in partnership with Fair4All Finance, outlines how we aim to improve affordability, bolster financial security and bridge the advice gap for people in the UK over the next two years.

Roadmap to tackle insurance costs

This roadmap unveils a series of steps the industry is taking to combat the rising costs of motor cover. We are working with our insurance firm members, partner organisations, regulators and the government to help keep costs under control.

ABI Climate Change Roadmap

The insurance and long-term savings industry has a key role to play in the investment, adaptation and innovation needed to tackle climate change. Our ambitious Climate Change Roadmap is a guiding tool for the industry.

 

Meet the team

Sarah Aspinall

Director, Corporate Affairs, ABI

Alastair Ross

Assistant Director, Head of Public Policy (Scotland, Wales & NI)

Chris Rumsey

Assistant Director and Head of Public Affairs

Lauren Hankinson

Interim Assistant Director and Head of Public Affairs

Anjie Mukhi

Public Affairs Adviser

Yael Adams

External Affairs Assistant

To get in touch with our Public Affairs team directly, please email

[email protected]