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Bank of England and Financial Services Bill [Lords]

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:39 pm on 1st February 2016.

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Photo of Kelvin Hopkins Kelvin Hopkins Labour, Luton North 4:39 pm, 1st February 2016

My hon. Friend is making an excellent speech and I strongly agree with it. Was it not astonishing that before 2008 those in the private banking sector did not appear to spot the crisis that was coming? They were too busy making money hand over fist for themselves.