Work of the Committee 2008-09 - Treasury Contents


4  Annex 1: Treasury Committee sessional return

Treasury

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The Committee was nominated by the House of Commons on 13 July 2005.
Members

McFall, John (Chairman)

Ainger, Nick

Brady, Mr Graham

Breed, Mr Colin

Cousins, Jim

Crabb, Mr Stephen (discharged 9.2.09)

Fallon, Mr Michael

Keeble, Ms Sally

Love, Mr Andrew

Mann, John (added 12.1.09)

Mudie, Mr George (discharged 13.7.09)

Plaskitt, James (added 13.7.09)

Simon, Mr Siôn (discharged 12.1.09)

Thurso, John

Todd, Mr Mark

Tyrie, Mr Andrew (added 9.2.09)

Viggers, Sir Peter

Overall Attendance:

Meetings attended

44 out of 44

40 out of 44

38 out of 44

29 out of 44

29 out of 44

6 out of 12

42 out of 44

40 out of 44

37 out of 44

27 out of 40

18 out of 35

6 out of 9

0 out of 4

33 out of 44

38 out of 44

29 out of 32

41 out of 44

80.7 %

Total number of meetings: 44

Of which:
Number of meetings at which oral evidence was taken 38
Number of times oral evidence was taken partly or wholly in private 0
Number of wholly private meetings 6
Number of concurrent meetings with other committees 0
Other activities
Informal meetings (including overseas visitors) 6
Conferences/Seminars hosted 0

Staff

Details of the permanent staff of the Committee during the Session can be found in the Committee's publications.

Specialist Advisers during the Session

Roger Bootle, Professor Sheila Dow, Professor David Heald, Professor David Miles, Karon Monaghan QC, Professor Anton Muscatelli, Professor Danny Quah, Bridget Rosewell, Professor Andrew Scott, Professor Colin Talbot and Professor Geoffrey Wood.

Witnesses
Oral evidence was given during the Session by the following categories of witnesses:
Number of appearances by:
Cabinet Ministers4
Other Ministers6
Members of the House of Lords 7
Number of appearances by officials from, or representatives of:
HM Treasury8
Number of appearances from or representatives of public bodies and non-Ministerial departments comprising:
Bank of England (including Monetary Policy Committee) 9
Financial Services Authority 4
Financial Services Compensation Scheme 1
Financial Services Consumer Panel 1
Financial Services Practitioner Panel 1
Smaller Businesses Practitioner's Panel 1
UK Financial Investments Ltd (UKFI) 2
Appearances by other witnesses 118

Overseas Visits
DateDestination MembersStaff PurposeCost
19.2.09Paris, FranceA Love1 High Level Parliamentary Seminar on the Global Financial and Economic Crisis £1,336.93
18-22.5.09New York and Washington DC, United States McFall, Ainger, Brady, Breed, Fallon, Keeble, Love, Tyrie, Viggers 2Inquiry into International Dimensions of the Banking Crisis £47,757.32
6.9.09Stockholm, SwedenA McFall1 Economics of Climate Change and Sustainable Public Finance conference £2,156.96

A Travel in a representative capacity

Visits to European Institutions
DateDestination MembersStaff PurposeCost
21-22.1.09Brussels, Belgium McFall, Ainger, Brady, Fallon, Love, Viggers 3Inquiry into the Banking Crisis £6,537.60

UK Visits
DateDestination MembersStaff PurposeCost
20.1.09HM Treasury, London McFall, Ainger, Brady, Cousins, Fallon, Thurso, Viggers 3Inquiry into the Banking Crisis
2.3.09Belfast McFall, Ainger, Brady, Fallon, Viggers 3Inquiry into the Banking Crisis £2,918.00
9-10.3.09Edinburgh, Halifax and Leeds McFall, Ainger, Brady, Love, Mann, Mudie 4Inquiry into the Banking Crisis £5,576.80
1.4.09UK Financial Investments Ltd, London McFall, Ainger, Brady, Breed, Fallon, Keeble, Love, Todd, Viggers 3Inquiry into the Banking Crisis

Reports and Oral and Written Evidence
TitleHC No. (2008-09) Date of publication Government reply
First Report: Administration and expenditure of the Chancellor's Department, 2007-08 3523.1.09 Received 2.4.09: published as Second Special Report Session 2008-09
Second Report: Pre-Budget Report 2008 2728.1.09 Received 22.4.09: published as Third Special Report Session 2008-09
Third Report: Work of the Committee 2007-08 17329.1.09 Not required
Fourth Report: Appointment of Paul Tucker as Deputy Governor of the Bank of England 34-I23.1.09 Not required
Oral and Written Evidence: Appointment of Paul Tucker as Deputy Governor of the Bank of England 34-II24.2.09 Not applicable
Fifth Report: Banking Crisis: The impact of the failure of the Icelandic banks 4024.4.09 Received 8.6.09: published as Fourth Special Report Session 2008-09
Sixth Report: Appointment of Paul Fisher to the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank England 415-I24.4.09 Not required
Oral and Written Evidence: Appointment of Paul Fisher to the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank England 415-II20.5.09 Not applicable
Seventh Report: Banking Crisis: dealing with the failure of the UK Banks 4161.5.09 Received 15.7.09: published as Seventh Special Report Session 2008-09
Eighth Report: Budget 2009 438-I6.5.09 Received 6.7.09: published as Fifth Special Report Session 2008-09
Oral and Written Evidence: Budget 2009 438-II11.5.09 Not applicable
Ninth Report: Banking Crisis: Reforming corporate governance and pay in the City 51915.5.09 Received 15.7.09: published as Eighth Special Report Session 2008-09
Tenth Report: Appointment of Professor David Miles to the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England 765-I6.7.09 Received 13.7.09: published as Sixth Special Report Session 2008-09
Oral and Written Evidence: Appointment of Professor David Miles to the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England 765-II24.7.09 Not applicable
Eleventh Report: Banking Crisis: International Dimensions 61524.7.09 Awaited
Twelfth Report: Appointment of Dr Adam Posen to the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England 764-I20.7.09 Not required
Oral and Written Evidence: Appointment of Dr Adam Posen to the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England 764-II19.10.09 Not applicable
Thirteenth Report: Evaluating the Efficiency Programme 52028.7.09 Received 28.9.09: published as Ninth Special Report Session 2008-09
Fourteenth Report: Banking Crisis: regulation and supervision 76731.7.09 FSA response received 6.11.09; published as written evidence published on the internet
Fifteenth Report: Mortgage arrears and access to mortgage finance 7668.8.09 Received 19.10.09: published as Tenth Special Report Session 2008-09
Sixteenth Report: The Committee's Opinion on proposals for European financial supervision 108816.11.09 Awaited
First Special Report: Budget Measures and Low Income Households: Government Response to the Committee's Thirteenth Report of Session 2007-08 6915.12.08 Not applicable
Second Special Report: Administration and expenditure of the Chancellor's Department, 2007-08: Government Response to the First Report from the Committee 41924.4.09 Not applicable
Third Special Report: Pre-Budget Report 2008: Government Response to the Second Report from the Committee 4311.5.09 Not applicable
Fourth Special Report: Banking Crisis: the impact of the failure of the Icelandic banks: Responses from the Government and Financial Services Authority to the Fifth Report from the Committee 65619.6.09 Not applicable
Fifth Special Report: Budget 2009: Government Response to the Eighth Report from the Committee 89010.7.09 Not applicable
Sixth Special Report: Appointment of Professor David Miles to the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England: Responses from the Financial Services Authority, Professor David Miles, and the Bank of England to the Tenth Report from the Committee 89813.7.09 Not applicable
Seventh Special Report: Banking Crisis: dealing with the failure of the UK banks: Responses from the Government, UK Financial Investments Ltd and Financial Services Authority to the Seventh Report from the Committee 95924.7.09 Not applicable
Eighth Special Report: Banking Crisis: reforming corporate governance and pay in the City: Responses from the Government, UK Financial Investments Ltd and Financial Services Authority to the Ninth Report from the Committee 46224.7.09 Not applicable
Ninth Special Report: Evaluating the Efficiency Programme: Government Response to the Thirteenth Report from the Committee 99719.10.09 Not applicable
Tenth Special Report: Mortgage arrears and access to mortgage finance: Responses from the Government and Financial Services Authority to the Fifteenth Report from the Committee 10684.11.09 Not applicable
Oral and Written Evidence: Work of the Financial Services Authority, 2007-08 984.2.09 Not applicable
Oral Evidence: Banking Crisis 144-I1.4.09 Not applicable
Written Evidence: Banking Crisis 144-II1.4.09 Not applicable
Written Evidence: Banking Crisis 144-III1.4.09 Not applicable
Oral and Written Evidence: Offshore Financial Centres 35526.3.09 Not applicable
Oral and Written Evidence: Bank of England February 2009 Inflation Report 376-i30.4.09 Not applicable
Oral and Written Evidence: Bank of England May 2009 Inflation Report 763-i20.7.09 Not applicable
Oral and Written Evidence: Bank of England August 2009 Inflation Report 966-i19.10.09 Not applicable
Oral Evidence published on the Internet: Women in the City 967-i6.11.09 Not applicable
Oral Evidence published on the Internet: Women in the City 967-ii6.11.09 Not applicable
Oral Evidence published on the Internet: Administration and expenditure of the Chancellor's departments, 2008-09 1046-i11.11.09 Not applicable
Oral Evidence published on the Internet: The Walker Review 1089-i10.11.09 Not applicable
Oral Evidence published on the Internet: UK Financial Investments Ltd 1090-i12.11.09 Not applicable
Uncorrected Oral Evidence published on the Internet: Administration and expenditure of the Chancellor's departments, 2008-09 1049-ii3.11.09 Not applicable
Uncorrected Oral Evidence published on the Internet: Administration and expenditure of the Chancellor's departments, 2008-09 1049-iii16.11.09 Not applicable
Uncorrected Oral Evidence published on the Internet: Credit Searches 1069-i2.11.09 Not applicable
Written Evidence published on the Internet: Women in the City 14.10.09 Not applicable
Written Evidence published on the Internet: Credit Searches 20.10.09 Not applicable
Written Evidence published on the Internet: Banking Crisis: regulation and supervision 11.11.09 Not applicable

Government replies to Reports for Session 2007-08

Reply to the Committee's Thirteenth Report: Budget Measures and Low Income Households, received 8.12.08 and published as the Committee's First Special Report Session 2008-09.

Formal Minutes

The Formal Minutes of the Committee were published electronically after each meeting of the Committee. They are available on the Committee's website at http://www.parliament.uk/treascom.

Divisions

None.

Debates

Committee reports were tagged on the Order Paper as being relevant to debates in the House of Commons or Westminster Hall on 1 occasion. Further details can be found in the Committee's Sessional Report.

Number of oral evidence sessions for each inquiry during the Session
InquiryNumber of oral evidence sessions
Appointment of Dr Adam Posen to the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England 1
Appointment of Paul Fisher to the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank England 1
Appointment of Paul Tucker as Deputy Governor of the Bank of England 1
Appointment of Professor David Miles to the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England 1
Bank of England August 2009 Inflation Report 1
Bank of England February 2009 Inflation Report 1
Bank of England May 2009 Inflation Report 1
Banking Crisis13
Banking Crisis: International Dimensions 2
Banking Crisis: regulation and supervision 3
Budget 20093
Credit Searches1
Mortgage arrears and access to mortgage finance 2
Pre-Budget Report 2008 3
Proposals for European Macro and Micro Prudential Financial Regulation 2
UK Financial Investments Ltd 1
Walker Review1
Women in the City2
Work of the Financial Services Authority 2007-08 1
Total41A

A On three occasions the Committee's meeting comprised two separate evidence sessions.






 
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