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Housing Finance Review

Volume 472: debated on Wednesday 27 February 2008

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer which organisations his Department has met to discuss the Housing Finance Review. (188830)

Since mid August the housing finance review team has engaged with around 70 stakeholders involved in different aspects of housing finance. Consultations have covered mortgage lenders, investment banks and investment houses, housing associations, consumer groups, public institutions, overseas experts and academics. Interested parties have also been able submit their views via a dedicated housing finance review web page on the HM Treasury website.

A full list of the individuals and organisations that were consulted, some of which on a number of occasions is given as follows:

Abbey National plc

Association of Mortgage Intermediaries (AMI)

Bank of England

Barclays Bank plc

Barclays Capital

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.

BlueCrest Capital Management Ltd.

Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP

Bristol and West Mortgages

Britannia Building Society

Building Societies Association

Chelsea Building Society

Cheltenham and Gloucester

Citigroup Global Markets Ltd.

Council of Mortgage Lenders

Coventry Building Society

Credit Suisse Asset Management UK Holding Ltd.

Danish FSA

Communities and Local Government

Deutsche Bank

European Investment Bank

European Securitisation Forum

Fannie Mae

Federal Housing Finance Board

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Federal Reserve

Fidelity Investments International

Financial Services Authority

Freddie Mac

Ginnie Mae


Goldman Sachs

Halifax plc

HBOS plc

Housing Corporation

HSBC Bank plc

Imperial College London

International Monetary Fund

Joseph Rowntree Foundation

JP Morgan plc

King & Shaxson Treasury Solutions

Lloyds TSB Group plc

London Business School

London School of Economics



Merrill Lynch International

Morgan Stanley


Nationwide Building Society

Nykredit Realkredit

Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight

Paragon Finance plc

Professor David Miles

Schroders Investment Management Ltd.

Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association


Skipton Building Society

Standard Life

The Building Society Association (BSA)

The Cheshire Building Society

The World Bank

UBS Investment Bank

US Department of Housing and Urban Development

US Department of the Treasury

Yorkshire Building Society