Clause 67 - Conclusion of inquiry

Financial Services Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 11:00 pm on 20th March 2012.

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Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

Photo of Chris Leslie Chris Leslie Shadow Minister (Treasury)

I have just a small question. The clause is sensible. Will the Minister say why there is no provision to publish a written report at the conclusion of the inquiry?

Photo of Mark Hoban Mark Hoban The Financial Secretary to the Treasury

It is because it falls later in the Bill, in clause 77, where there is a requirement to publish.

Photo of Chris Leslie Chris Leslie Shadow Minister (Treasury)

Very good! It is a pleasure to do business with the Minister.

Photo of Edward Leigh Edward Leigh Chair, Public Accounts Commission

What a brilliant speech—[ Laughter. ]

Question put and agreed to.

Clause 67 accordingly ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Clause 68 ordered to stand part of the Bill.