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Banking Reform

Part of Business of the House – in the House of Commons at 1:18 pm on 17th June 2010.

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Photo of Nia Griffith Nia Griffith Labour, Llanelli 1:18 pm, 17th June 2010

The people of this country want to see a bit of humility and payback on the part of the banks. One opportunity to do that would be through the so-called Robin Hood tax on banking transactions, with the money going to alleviate poverty here and to tackle climate change across the globe. Will the Financial Secretary urge his right hon. Friend the Chancellor to introduce such a tax and to influence colleagues worldwide to do likewise?

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