Financial Regulation - further information

Further information on the inquiry into Financial regulation.


The Committee published its Report on 3 February 2011.

Government Response

The Government response to the Committee's Report was published on 4 May 2011.

Oral evidence and written evidence

As part of the inquiry the Committee held the following oral evidence sessions.

Wednesday 28 July 2010

Witnesses: Mervyn King, Governor, Paul Tucker, Deputy Governor and Andrew Bailey, Executive Director, Banking, and Chief Cashier, Bank of England

Tuesday 14 September 2010 

Witnesses: Professor Charles Goodhart and Lord Myners

Tuesday 12 October 2010

Witnesses: Angela Knight, chief Executive, British Bankers' Association, Adrian Coles, Director General, Building Societies Association, Peter Beales, Head, Policy and Advocacy, Association for Future Marketes in Europe

Thursday 14 October 2010

Witnesses: Ms Natalie Ceeney, Chief Executive, Financial Ombudsman Service; Mr Tony Boorman, Principal Ombudsman, Financial Ombudsman Service; Mr David Hall, Chairman, Financial Services Compensation Scheme; and Mr Mark Neale, Chief Executive, Financial Services Compensation Scheme; Mr Richard Saunders, Chief Executive, Investment Management Association and Mr Peter Vipond, Director, Financial Regulation and Taxation, Association of British Insurers, gave evidence.

Tuesday 19 October 2010

Witnesses: Martin Lewis, MoneySavingExpert, Robert Sinclair, Director, Association of Independent Financial Adviser (AIFA), Dr Tim May, member of the Board, Association of Private Client Investment Managers and Stockbrokers (APCIMS) and Steve Gazzard, Operations Director, Institute of Financial Planning (IFP), gave evidence

Tuesday 26 October 2010

Witnesses: Jacques Aigrain, Chairman, LCH.Clearnet and Xavier Rolet, Chief Executive, London Stock Exchange, Baroness Sarah Hogg, Chair, Financial Reporting Council and Mr Stephen Haddrill, Chief Executive, Financial Reporting Council, gave evidence.

Thursday 11 November 2010

Witnesses: Sean McGovern, General Counsel, Lloyds of London and Stephen Sklaroff, Director General, Finance and Leasing Association gave evidence.

Tuesday 16 November 2010

Witnesses: Mike Bowron, Commissioner, and Steve Head, Detective Chief Superintendent and Head, Economic Crime Directorate, City of London Police, and Andre Villeneuve, Chairman, International Regulatory Strategy Group (IRSG), City of London Corporation, gave oral evidence.

Thursday 18 November 2010

Witnesses: Mr Iain Cornish, Chairman, Financial Services Practitioner Panel, Mr Roger Liddell, Member of the Financial Services Practitioner Panel and Chief Executive of LCH.Clearnet Group Limited, Mr Guy Matthews, Chairman, Smaller Businesses Practitioner Panel, and Mr Adam Phillips, Chairman, Financial Services Consumer Panel; Mr Peter Vicary-Smith, Chief Executive, Which?, Mr Dominic Lindley, Principal Policy Adviser, Which?, Mr Philip Cullum, Deputy Chief Executive, Consumer Focus, and Ms Sarah Brooks, Head of Financial Services, Consumer Focus gave evidence.

Tuesday 23 November 2010

Witnesses: Lord Turner of Ecchinswell, Chairman, the Financial Services Authority and Hector Sants, Chief Executive, the Financial Services Authority gave evidence.

Thursday 25 November 2010

Witnesses: Mervyn King, Governor, Paul Tucker, Deputy Governor, Financial Stability, Andrew Bailey, Executive Director and Chief Cashier and Andy Haldane, Executive Director, Financial Stability gave evidence.

Tuesday 30 November 2010

Witnesses: Mark Hoban MP, Financial Secretary, HM Treasury gave evidence

Call for evidence

The Committee announced the inquiry into Financial Regulation on 28 July 2010 and published a terms of reference.