Treasury Committee looks at mortgage arrears

30 June 2009

The House of Commons Treasury Committee takes evidence at 9.45am from Citizen's Advice and the Council of Mortgage Lenders as part of it's inquiry into mortgage arrears and access to mortgage finance.

Appearing before the Committee in the first half of the session at 9.45am will be representatives from:

  • Which?
  • Shelter
  • Citizens Advice

In the second session at 11am, the Committee will hear from representatives from:

  • British Bankers' Association
  • Building Societies Association
  • Council of Mortgage Lenders
  • Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association
  • National Landlords Association

The Treasury Committee has decided to undertake a short inquiry into mortgage arrears and access to mortgage finance, as it continues its examination of the ramifications of the banking crisis. The inquiry is focusing on households affected by the recession and struggling with mortgage arrears and/or at risk of repossession, as well as problems in accessing finance for first time buyers.

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