4 March 2009: For Immediate Release
TREASURY COMMITTEE INVITES PUBLIC TO MEETINGS ON FINANCIAL CRISIS
IN EDINBURGH AND HALIFAX
As part of its ongoing inquiry into the Banking Crisis the Treasury Committee will visit Edinburgh and Halifax next week and invites members of the public to attend. The meetings will be an informal chance for members of the public to discuss the consequences and difficulties of the financial crisis with the Committee.
The details of the visits are as follows:
Monday 9 March, 11.15-12.15, City Chambers, Edinburgh
Monday 9 March, 20.00-21.00, White Swan Hotel, Halifax
The meetings will last approximately one hour and will take the format of an informal question and answer session with members of the Committee and members of the public.
We regret that due to the size of the venues numbers will be limited. Entry will be on a
first-come, first-served basis. There will be opportunities for members of the press to attend. Press who are interested in attending should email
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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