Bank Structural Reform

In March 2014, the Sub-Committee on Economic and Financial Affairs began scrutinising the European Commission proposals on EU bank structural reform. Its proposals include a ban on proprietary trading and the possibility of banks being required to separate their deposit-taking activities from their trading activities. 

Status: Initial evidence programme complete, Correspondence continues with Minister.

The Sub-Committee will hear evidence on the proposals from the Commission and banking sector representatives and experts in April and May, and will continue its scrutiny during the rest of 2014 as negotiations progress.


Members interests

Members' interests in relation to Bank Structural Reform

The Members of the Sub-Committee have declared the following interests in relation to their work on Bank Structural Reform:

Members are required to register any financial and non-financial interests that a reasonable member of the public might think would influence their actions in Parliament. The full text of the Register is available online: