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Landsbanki: Guernsey

Volume 486: debated on Tuesday 13 January 2009

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he or his officials will meet representatives of depositors in Landsbanki Guernsey to discuss the means of recovering their savings. (243800)

[holding answer 15 December 2008]: The Treasury has offered a meeting at officials’ level to the Landsbanki Guernsey Depositors Action Group.

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what discussions he has had with the Landsbanki Resolution Committee on the collapse of Landsbanki Guernsey. (244324)

[holding answer 16 December 2008]: In line with usual constitutional arrangements, the UK Government will represent the Crown Dependencies in their negotiations with the Icelandic authorities.

Engagement with the Landsbanki Resolution Committee on issues relating to the failure of Landsbanki Guernsey is a matter for the administrator of Landsbanki Guernsey and the Government of Guernsey.

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what discussions his Department has had with the Icelandic government on the collapse of Landsbanki Guernsey. (244325)

[holding answer 16 December 2008]: In line with usual constitutional arrangements, the UK Government will represent the Crown Dependencies in their negotiations with the Icelandic authorities.

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what steps he has taken in response to the collapse of Landsbanki Guernsey; and if he will make a statement. (244698)

[holding answer 18 December 2008]: I refer the hon. Gentleman to the answer I gave the hon. Member for Thurrock (Andrew Mackinlay) on 6 November, Official Report, column 683W.