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Northern Rock: Nationalisation

Volume 474: debated on Thursday 3 April 2008

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what recent discussions he has had with the European Competition Commissioner on the effects the nationalisation of Northern Rock has had on the competitive environment in banking in the European Union. (194568)

[holding answer 14 March 2008]: Treasury Ministers and officials discuss a wide range of issues with the European Commission, including the temporary public ownership of Northern Rock.