From 1st July the Council of Mortgage Lenders is integrated into a new trade association, UK Finance. For the time being, all UKF mortgage information will continue to be published on this website, and UKF member-only mortgage information will only be available here.

UK Finance represents around 300 firms in the UK providing credit, banking, markets and payment-related services. The new organisation takes on most of the activities previously carried out by the Asset Based Finance Association, the British Bankers’ Association, the Council of Mortgage Lenders, Financial Fraud Action UK, Payments UK and the UK Cards Association. Please go to www.ukfinance.org.uk for wider content and updates from UK Finance.

Please note this page is no longer being updated. Please go to the news area on the UK Finance website for the latest mortgage industry news. 

To continue to receive the latest industry news, please subscribe to UK Finance alerts on the UK Finance website. 

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Gross lending up 29% in June

16 July 2015

We estimate non-seasonally-adjusted gross lending of £20.5 billion in June - 29% up on May and 15% up on June 2014.

House purchase lending up slightly in May

14 July 2015

New data released from the CML shows a breakdown of mortgage lending in the UK in May, including first-time buyers, home movers, remortgage and buy-to-let.

CML responds to FCA review of mortgage advice and distribution

9 July 2015

The CML welcomes the FCA's thematic review of mortgage advice and distribution and, in particular, its commitment to work with lenders "to help them take the next step towards consistently delivering suitable recommendations."

CML responds to Budget announcements

8 July 2015

Our reaction to the Summer 2015 Budget comments on the change in Support from Mortgage Interest from a benefit to a loan, and the phased withdrawal of higher-rate tax relief on buy-to-let mortgage interest.

CML launches search for 'rising stars'

29 June 2015

The CML is launching this year's 'rising stars' challenge. The best entries will get the chance to pitch their ideas to the CML annual conference in November.

CML estimates small May monthly rise in lending

18 June 2015

We estimate non-seasonally-adjusted gross lending of £16.2 billion in May - 2% up on April but 3% down on May 2014.

Monthly house purchase lending in April down 10% on last year

16 June 2015

New data released from the CML shows a breakdown of mortgage lending in the UK in April, including first-time buyers, home movers, remortgage and buy-to-let.

House purchase lending down in Northern Ireland in first quarter

27 May 2015

House purchase lending down in Northern Ireland in first quarter

First-time buyers in Wales borrow £260m in first quarter, unchanged on last year

27 May 2015

New CML data on the characteristics of lending in Wales in the first quarter of 2015 outlining mortgage lending to first-time buyers, home movers and remortagors.

Home-owner house purchase lending up 15% in Scotland in first quarter

27 May 2015

New CML data released today shows the characteristics of lending in Scotland in the first quarter of 2015, including first-time buyer, home mover and remortgage lending.

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