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Senior officials questioned on the work of the Treasury

29 November 2021

In a wide-ranging session, the Treasury Committee is likely to explore subjects including the collapse of Bulb Energy and contingency planning for future lockdowns. MPs may also use the session to explore the impact of properties with potentially flammable cladding on the Help to Buy scheme.

Witnesses

Wednesday 1 December 2021

At 2.15pm

  • Sir Tom Scholar, Permanent Secretary, HM Treasury
  • Charles Roxburgh, Second Permanent Secretary, HM Treasury
  • Anna Caffyn, Finance Director, HM Treasury
  • Cat Little, Director General, Public Spending, HM Treasury

Other topics of discussion could include whether sufficient funds have been allocated to reaching ‘net zero’, lessons learnt by the Treasury on ensuring value for money from PPE procurement and NHS Test and Trace, and the levels and implications of bad debt on the Treasury’s balance sheet resulting from emergency pandemic loan schemes.

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