Payday lenders are not doing everything they can to make sure they lend responsibly, the Citizens Advice Bureau warned.
Russell Hamblin-Boone from the Consumer Finance Association, which represents payday lenders said he did not believe that it was the "activities of the larger lenders" he represented.
He said: "We've got standards in place which go over and beyond what our legal requirements are to make sure that we're lending to people responsibly, that we're lending to people who can pay back and that we're making sure we are treating people fairly."
More top news
Ministers are ready to reduce the waiting time for Universal Credit payments following an outcry from Tory MPs, it has been suggested.
Storm Brian will bring strong or very strong winds across southern and western parts of the UK
The spanish PM said he wants the country's senate to give him direct power to dissolve the Catalan government and call an election.