Treasury Committee press notice no.07

Session 2007-08, 21 November 2007: For Immediate Release

Treasury Committee announces further evidence sessions

The Treasury Committee will be holding evidence sessions on its inquiry into Financial Stability and Transparency as follows:

Tuesday 4 December
9.45 am
Citigroup; Deutsche Bank; Goldman Sachs; and UBS

10.30 am

11.00 am
National Association of Pension Funds; Association of British Insurers; Investment Management Association; and Hermes Equity Ownership Service

Tuesday 11 December
10.30 am (approx)
Sir Callum McCarthy, Chairman, Hector Sants, Chief Executive, Financial Services Authority; and Loretta Minghella, Financial Services Compensation Scheme

Tuesday 18 December
9.45 am
British Bankers Association and Building Society Association

10.45 am
Mervyn King, Governor, and Sir John Gieve, Deputy Governor (Financial Stability), Bank of England

Thursday 10 January
11.00 am
Rt Hon Alistair Darling, Chancellor of the Exchequer, HM Treasury

The Committee has already held five evidence sessions on this inquiry, transcripts of those sessions are available on the Committee’s website.

Those wishing to attend the meeting should check the venue by contacting the House of Commons Public Information Office on 020 7219 4272 on the day before the hearing.

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

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