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Royal Bank of Scotland

Volume 494: debated on Friday 19 June 2009

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer for what reasons his Department has refused requests for the release of information pertaining to meetings between Lord Myners, staff of his Department and representatives of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) held between 6 and 13 October 2008 on pensions and bonuses for outgoing executives of RBS, including Sir Fred Goodwin. (277700)

So as not to prejudice free and frank discussions the Government do not normally publish details of all meetings. I have nothing further to add to the answer given on 19 March 2009, Official Report, column 1275W.