We need more information, transparency and scrutiny. A committee on the model of the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards is required.
Posts Tagged: Banking
Councils should do more to share premises, such as libraries and office reception areas. So should post offices.
New York Times journalists, blinded by moral indignation, cannot understand how Trump got where he is today
But David Enrich’s new book does include a lot about how Deutsche Bank lent the President the money needed to look successful.
Eamonn Butler: After the lockdown. If there is a role for the state, it is in getting out of the way of recovery.
It should remove those taxes and regulations that will stop business from applying their ingenuity on the problem of rebuilding from the ruins.
As Minister of Business and Industry, I will be working every day with those most at risk – whether in hospitality, tourism or travel.
Sooner rather than later, they will find a growing number of constituents coming to them for help with this latest twist in the housing crisis.
Saqib Bhatti: Openness, transparency, freedom. Lodestars for our future on the day when we leave the EU
We must maintain our pro-enterprise agenda to cement our status as being a place where both businesses and investors can thrive.
Brussels gold-plates global standards, the Basel rules, and applies them to all banks of all sizes.
Anthony Browne: Policy Gains from Brexit 1) We need more debate about what to do when we take back control
Most of the sound and furore about making it happen is all about means, but there has been virtually no debate about the ends.
But although the era of austerity is coming to a close, we are emphatically not rejecting the need for ongoing discipline with the public finances.
Lord Ashcroft: Voters’ test for any Brexit deal. Britain mustn’t be out of Europe…but still run by Europe.
It comes down to whether people feel that the outcome has delivered May’s goal that the UK should “regain control of our own money, our own laws and our own borders”.
Selling off the Royal Bank of Scotland without taking the chance to widen share ownership would be a wasted opportunity.
As Conservatives, we have a duty to protect and defend people who have historically been left without access to legal credit.
Stephen Booth: The immigration policy that voters want post-Brexit puts control first – and a reduction very much second
Overall, our new report suggests that public attitudes towards immigration – and indeed leaving the EU – are not fuelled by racism or intolerance.
Abhishek Sachdev: Small and medium-sized businesses are being exploited by banks which abuse their power
Thousands of businesses have suffered material harm as a result of sharp practice against which they have no recourse.