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Banking (Special Provisions) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 1:45 pm on 21st February 2008.

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Photo of Lord Forsyth of Drumlean Lord Forsyth of Drumlean Conservative 1:45 pm, 21st February 2008

I am not sure what the Minister is saying. If there was an accountant's report prepared for the bidders, of course it was done for that purpose. But why should it not be available for sight by the taxpayers who are going to have to stump up the money for this business? We are buying a pig in a poke.