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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 Mark Hoban Mark Hoban The Financial Secretary to the Treasury 1:18 pm, 17th June 2010

The package that we have set out today, which was greeted with a great deal of support last night when the Chancellor outlined it to the City, ends any uncertainty. The transition process that we have outlined today in relation to legislation, and the team led by Hector Sants, the current chief executive officer of the FSA, will reassure the City about the direction of travel on regulatory reform. The new settlement, which takes into account macro-prudential supervision, micro-prudential supervision and effective consumer supervision, will ensure that we have the right package of regulatory structures in future to safeguard the economy and to give confidence to consumers and others in the markets.

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