Financial Conduct Authority give evidence to committee

06 December 2016

Andrew Bailey, the Chief Executive of the Financial Conduct Authority, gives evidence to the Select Committee on Financial Exclusion alongside Executive Director Christopher Woolard. M&S Bank and Nationwide Building Society give evidence in a second session that considers access to banking and financial services.


Tuesday 6 December, Committee Room 2A, Palace of Westminster

At 10.40am

  • Andrew Bailey, Chief Executive, Financial Conduct Authority
  • Christopher Woolard, Executive Director of Strategy and Competition, Financial Conduct Authority 

At 11.40am

  • Sue Fox, Chief Executive, M&S Bank
  • Stephen Uden, Head of Social Investment, Nationwide Building Society

Possible questions

  • Do you think that a well-functioning, competitive market could provide solutions to all aspects of financial exclusion, or will there always be a need for other social policy measures?
  • What impact, if any, has the Access to Banking Protocol had on the way bank closures are carried out? What impact to you expect it to have in the coming years?
  • Which financial inclusion difficulties are most common among your customer base?
  • How can the use of financial technology help to address exclusion issues for your customers?

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