Banking inquiry should learn lessons from Britain

Banking inquiry should learn lessons from Britain

Westminster MPs set politics aside when conducting their inquiry

The UK Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards reported in June 2013. As in Ireland, parliamentary inquiries into specific areas of British public policy are rare. The UK banking inquiry was the first such parliamentary probe since the 1913 Marconi inquiry into allegations of insider trading by members of the British cabinet.

Those allegations centred on the Marconi radio company. It is curious how often telecommunications companies across the globe are historically the centre of political scandal.


Subscribe from just 1€

Exclusive offers

Choose the subscription that is right for you

Monthly Subscription


For the first month

€19.99 Monthly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Annual Subscription


For the first year

€199.99 annually thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Quarterly Subscription


For the first 90 days

€55.00 quarterly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

These offers are not available for current subscribers. Offers and pricing are subject to change without notice.

Terms & Conditions Apply

Please Subscribe or Log in to continue

Subscribe Login

Related Articles

More from The Business Post