"Treasury Committee urges FSA to take robust stance on unfair arrears charges"
This inquiry focused on households affected by the recession and struggling with mortgage arrears and/or at risk of repossession, as well as problems in accessing finance for FTBs.
The Committee published its Report on 8 August 2009.
Report and oral and written evidence | Government response | Press Notice | Terms of reference
As part of this inquiry the Committee arranged the following evidence sessions. To access the transcript of these sessions please click on the above link.
Tuesday 30 June 2009 - Consumer Groups and Trade Organisations
Witnesses: Ms Kay Boycott, Director of Communications, Policy and Campaigns, Shelter; Ms Sue Edwards, Head of Consumer Policy, Citizens Advice Bureau; and Mr Dominic Lindley, Principal Policy Adviser, Which?; and Ms Jackie Bennett, Head of Policy, Council of Mortgage Lenders; Mr Eric Leenders, Executive Director - Retail Banking, British Bankers Association; Mr Adrian Coles, Director-General, Building Societies Association; Mr Peter Williams, Deputy Director-General, Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association; and Mr John Socha, Vice-Chairman, National Landlords Association
Tuesday 7 July, 9.45am - FSA/Government
Witnesses: Jon Pain, Managing Director, Retail Markets, and Leslie Titcomb, Sector Leader, Retail Intermediaries and Mortgages, FSA; Lord Myners CBE, Financial Services Secretary to the Treasury, and Rt Hon John Healey MP, Minister for Housing (at 10.30am)