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    1. August 24, 2015

      Bank of England urged to review rate-setters’ code of conduct

      An influential group of MPs has urged Bank of England governor Mark Carney to review the code of conduct for experts...

    2. August 20, 2015

      Tyrie criticises Osborne over absence of Budget analysis

      A senior Conservative MP has accused George Osborne of covering up the Treasury’s analysis of the financial impact of...

    1. August 19, 2015

      Osborne comes under pressure to cut tax on banks

      George Osborne is under growing pressure to reconsider a new tax on banks, amid warnings that it unfairly penalises...

    2. July 31, 2015

      MPC appointee Vlieghe to cut ties with Brevan Howard hedge fund

      The former hedge fund economist who was appointed this week to the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee is set...

    3. July 21, 2015

      Bank of England set to open doors for additional scrutiny

      The Bank of England is set to open its door to the UK’s official auditors, according to government plans aimed at...

    4. July 14, 2015

      New look Treasury committee goes to work

      Mark Carney and other Bank of England officials on Tuesday went through four hours of questioning that marked the debut...

    5. July 3, 2015

      Bank of England cuts protected deposit cap to £75,000

      The Bank of England has announced that from next year it will cut the maximum deposit it will protect to £75,000,...

    6. June 30, 2015

      Andrew Tyrie reluctantly backs quango to simplify tax

      Parliament should be told every year whether the tax system is getting simpler or more complex, Andrew Tyrie has told...

    7. June 15, 2015

      Monitor of delayed HBOS investigation receives £25,000 pay rise

      One of the key independent figures probing the delayed investigation into the collapse of HBOS has received a £25,000...

    8. June 12, 2015

      George Osborne accused of moving goalposts on UK bank levy

      George Osborne has been accused by a senior Conservative MP of turning a £3bn tax on banks originally intended to...

    9. June 11, 2015

      George Osborne challenged over bank rescue profit claim

      George Osborne’s claim that the taxpayer made a £14bn profit from the 2008 rescue of Britain’s banks has been dismissed...

    10. June 10, 2015

      Tyrie re-elected as chair of powerful Commons committee

      Andrew Tyrie, the Conservative MP who has at times made life awkward for both George Osborne and the British banking...

    11. May 24, 2015

      Bank of England faces grilling over secret Brexit plans

      The Bank of England’s secretive project to assess the economic risks of Britain leaving the EU is likely to come under...

    12. May 20, 2015

      Former banker considers bid to lead UK Treasury committee

      A former investment banker is considering a bid to lead the Treasury select committee, promising to end...

    13. March 29, 2015

      MPs need more powers to hold the powerful to account, says Tyrie

      The power of backbench MPs to hold the powerful to account must be strengthened in the next parliament, according to...

    14. March 24, 2015

      Bank levy to remain part of tax system, says George Osborne

      George Osborne has said that the bank levy, expected to raise more than £3bn next year, is to become a permanent...

    15. February 27, 2015

      MPs dismiss chancellor’s claim over cut in UK’s Brussels bill

      George Osborne’s claim that he had “halved” a £1.7bn surcharge presented to Britain by Brussels has been dismissed by...

    16. February 15, 2015

      Defer banker bonuses for 10 years, says MP

      Some top bankers should have their bonuses deferred for up to 10 years to raise standards in the industry and improve...

    17. February 12, 2015

      HSBC chiefs to face MPs’ scrutiny

      Watchdogs and politicians are lining up to scrutinise HSBC following criticism that the UK tax authority’s response to...

    18. February 10, 2015

      UK government closes ranks on HSBC tax issue

      The UK government insisted on Tuesday that ministers did not know the full facts about the HSBC tax scandal until this...

    19. January 21, 2015

      BoE bows to pressure to reveal barrister’s fees for forex inquiry report

      The Bank of England has bowed to pressure from MPs to reveal how much taxpayer money it spent on instructing a top...

    20. January 7, 2015

      Bank of England reforms on right track, says Andrew Tyrie

      One of the fiercest critics of Bank of England governance believes that the institution now has the structures in place...

    21. FT Alphaville

      January 7, 2015

      Your 2007-2009 BoE

      Today we get the minutes of the BoE Court from June 2007- May 2009 (minus a redacted 3 per cent, of course). The...

    22. January 7, 2015

      BoE governing body kept in dark during crisis

      Lord King, the former governor of the Bank of England, kept the governing body of the central bank in the dark on...

    23. December 10, 2014

      Tables turned on FCA over briefing fiasco

      Martin Wheatley, the head of the UK’s financial regulator, lectured banks last month on their poor conduct as he...

    24. December 8, 2014

      UK retail banks questioned by MPs on fraud levels

      An influential committee of MPs has asked the UK’s five leading high street banks to report on how they assemble fraud...

    25. December 3, 2014

      Rising tide of regulation stemming flow of non-exec candidates

      Sitting on a bank’s board as a non-executive director was once the pinnacle of aspiration in a City career. Now...

    26. November 30, 2014

      Banks warned on putting pressure on regulators

      The chair of the UK’s influential Treasury Committee has warned banks against attempting to pressure regulators by the...

    27. November 23, 2014

      RBS chairman apologises for misleading evidence given to MPs

      Royal Bank of Scotland has apologised for the first time after senior managers gave “misleading” evidence to MPs over...

    28. November 17, 2014

      MPs call for pay penalties to apply to more bankers

      Regulators should subject more bankers to a tougher pay regime, including bonus clawbacks, say MPs. In a report...

    29. September 11, 2014

      Scottish currency reserves would need ‘tens of billions’

      Scotland would need to build up tens of billions of pounds in currency stockpiles to successfully use the pound without...

    30. August 6, 2014

      UK banks must give facts on regulatory burden, says Andrew Tyrie

      Bankers complaining about the burden of regulation need to produce detailed figures quantifying the cost to their...

    31. July 23, 2014

      RBS accused of being ‘wilfully obtuse’

      It is so long since Royal Bank of Scotland made any profit that it now seems to have difficulty even using the word....

    32. July 16, 2014

      Lloyds admits sending third-party debt collection letters

      Lloyds Banking Group has admitted it sent debt collection letters that appeared to be from independent law firms...

    33. July 4, 2014

      UK banks face demand for inquiry into lawyers’ letters

      Ministers and regulators are under growing pressure to launch an investigation into how many of Britain’s biggest...

    34. July 2, 2014

      British MPs urge watchdog to probe price-rigging in gold market

      British MPs have called on the UK’s financial watchdog to investigate allegations of price-rigging in the London gold...

    35. June 17, 2014

      UK MPs clash with chief of RBS restructuring unit

      The head of Royal Bank of Scotland’s unit for dealing with distressed loans to small businesses has clashed with MPs...

    36. June 1, 2014

      Andrew Tyrie attacks IMF criticism of UK austerity plans

      A senior Conservative party MP has rounded on the International Monetary Fund for advising Britain to drop its...

    37. May 18, 2014

      Bank of England boss Mark Carney to help find bank standards head

      The Bank of England governor will help with the appointment of a senior figure to a new body overseeing banking...

    38. May 9, 2014

      MPs call for single tax on pensions and savings

      MPs have called on ministers to consider radical changes to the taxation of pensions and savings that could eventually...

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