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Landsbanki: Guernsey

Volume 486: debated on Thursday 22 January 2009

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the cost to the Exchequer of the collapse of Landsbanki Guernsey. (243801)

[holding answer 15 December 2008]: Arrangements for depositors in banks in Guernsey are a matter for the Government of Guernsey.

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will meet representatives of UK nationals who were depositors with Landsbanki Guernsey to discuss their position. (249894)

Treasury Ministers and officials have meetings and discussions with a wide variety of organisations in the public and private sectors as part of the process of policy development and delivery. As was the case with previous Administrations, it is not the Government's practice to provide details of all such meetings and discussions.

In line with usual constitutional arrangements, the UK Government will represent the Crown dependencies in their negotiations with the Icelandic authorities.