HARDtalk - John Mann MP - UK Treasury Select Committee
Can politicians impose their will on the megabanks without damaging Britain's economic prospects? Stephen Sackur talks to Labour MP John Mann.
Britain's politicians have conflicting views on how to deal with the banks. They advocate root and branch reform to tame banking excesses, but they bristle at suggestions London might forfeit its status as the world's pre-eminent financial centre. John Mann is a Labour MP at the centre of the heated debate about the future of UK banking. Stephen Sackur asks him if politicians can impose their will on the megabanks without damaging Britain's economic prospects.
- Broadcast on BBC News Channel, 12:30AM Tue, 28 Aug 2012
- Available until 12:59AM Wed, 28 Aug 2013
- First broadcast BBC News Channel, 4:30AM Mon, 27 Aug 2012
- Duration 30 minutes