Further details of the Treasury Committee's inquiry into the Independent Commission on Banking's Interim Report:
In its Report the Committee called on the Independent Commission on Banking to address a number of concerns that were raised about its proposal to ring-fence retail banking – including its effect on the competitiveness of UK banking and the cost of credit to business.
The following public meetings were held as part of this inqury (the transcripts are published with the Report):
Wednesday 8 June 2011 - Watch session
Witnesses: Stephen Hester, Group Chief Executive, Royal Bank of Scotland Group, and Douglas Flint, Group Chairman, HSBC; Bob Diamond, Chief Executive, Barclays, and António Horta-Osório, Chief Executive, Lloyds Banking Group
Tuesday 24 May 2011 - Watch session
Witnesses: Sir John Vickers, Chairman, ICB, Martin Taylor, Member, ICB and Bill Winters, Member, ICB