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 for wider content and updates from UK Finance.

Last updated: 17 Jan 2012

Consulting body:
Solicitors Regulation Authority
Period of consultation:
Runs from 1 January 2012 to 17 January 2012
CML action:
The CML has responded to the SRA’s consultation on the rule changes required to implement the policy decisions on client financial protection changes made last year. While the rules appear to give effect to the policy decisions, we have reiterated some of our concerns in our response to initial consultation, particularly on SRA resourcing.

Download the response below.


  1. SRA - Financial protection review (PDF 145KB)