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Clause 65

Part of Banking Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 9:00 am on 13th November 2008.

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Photo of Sally Keeble Sally Keeble Labour, Northampton North 9:00 am, 13th November 2008

How does the hon. Gentleman propose that special measures should be taken? An awful lot of the problems with Northern Rock, and other problems this year, unfolded while Parliament was in recess, and we had to kick our heels because the Government did not have the powers set out in the Bill. How does he propose to deal with crises that occur during our long recess?