24 February 2009: For Immediate Release


As part of its inquiry into the Banking Crisis the Treasury Committee will be making a series of regional visits to discuss the consequences of the financial crisis with members of the public. The first visit will be to Belfast on Monday 2 March.

The meeting will be held in the Senate Chamber, Parliament Buildings, Stormont and will begin at 11.15am and last for up to 45 minutes.

Space is limited and tickets will be issued for this particular meeting, on a first-come-first-served basis. Members of the public interested in attending should email to reserve a seat. Members of the press who would like to attend should also email this address, stating they are press.

For information on visits to Scotland and Yorkshire please see the Press Notice Issued on 4 March 2009.

For further details of the Committee's inquiry into the Banking Crisis and the evidence taken so far, please see:


Committee Membership is as follows: Rt Hon John McFall (Chairman), Nick Ainger, Mr Graham Brady, Mr Colin Breed, Jim Cousins, Mr Michael Fallon (Sub-Committee Chairman), Ms Sally Keeble, Mr Andrew Love, John Mann, Mr George Mudie, John Thurso, Mr Mark Todd, Mr Andrew Tyrie, Sir Peter Viggers.

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