The Chairman of the Treasury Committee said they are “taking a fundamental look at the causes of the present banking crisis, the current responsibilities of the banks and the Government to the taxpayer, and the future shape of the financial and regulatory landscape. Taxpayers are naturally very concerned about the scale of this investment. The Committee hopes that by providing people with the chance to have us put their questions to those in charge, we can provide a constructive way of engaging the public on a matter of such deep concern to the whole country.”
What’s it about? The Treasury Committee is asking members of the public to send questions they would like put to the Chancellor, Governor of the Bank of England and Chairman of the Financial Services Authority at an urgent inquiry into the banking crisis.Submit a question under 100 words by email up to 48 hours before the hearing on Mon 3 November 2008 –
Submit your question before 4pm on Sat 1 Nov for it to be put to the Treasury Committee which may put it to the Chancellor for his response.