APPG for Challenger Banks and Building Societies hosts roundtable on Levelling Up

Barndoor Strategy provides the Secretariat for the APPG on Challenger Banks and Building Societies and, as part of their latest inquiry into levelling up, arranged a roundtable debate on the topic which took place today in the House of Commons.

The discussion was led by Rt. Hon Karen Bradley MP, who chairs the APPG, and as well as APPG Members was also attended by representatives of a wide range of challenger banks, building societies, and fintech’s.

In addition to Metro Bank, which is sponsoring the APPG’s leveling up inquiry, there were contributions from Bank North, GoHenry, Paragon Bank, the Building Societies Association, and Lightning Reach.

The full transcript of this session will be published together with the APPGs final report in August.

To find out more, you can visit the APPG on Challenger Banks and Building Societies website at or contact Barndoor Strategy CEO Havard Hughes at