Statement on regulatory and banking reform

16 June 2011

Financial Secretary to the Treasury, Mark Hoban, made a statement in the House of Commons on Thursday 15 June on the publication of a White Paper on financial regulation and a draft Bill. 

Watch and read the statement and the views expressed by MPs on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansard. Shadow Treasury Minister, Chris Leslie, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition.

Financial Regulation White Paper and draft Bill

HM Tresaury have published a White Paper on Financial Regulation which includes draft legislation. The White Paper and consultation can be found on HM Treasury website.

Oral statements

Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday). Statements normally relate to matters of policy or government actions. At the end of a statement, MPs can respond or question the government minister on its contents.

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