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Financial Services: Standards

Treasury written question – answered on 18th January 2011.

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Photo of Geraint Davies Geraint Davies Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (Substitute Member)

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will encourage the Financial Services Authority to endorse British Standard (a) BS8453 and (b) BS18477 on Compliance Frameworks for Financial Services Firms as its confirmed industry guidance.

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

This is a matter for the Financial Services Authority whose day-to-day operations are independent from Government control and influence.

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