This email arrived this afternoon:
Public Accounts Committee
Informal note to the media
Subject: Tax avoidance and evasion: HSBC
The Committee has decided to call the following witnesses to give further evidence to this inquiry:
Monday 9th March (Committee Room to be confirmed)
Stuart Gulliver Chief Executive, HSBC Holdings plc (confirmed)
Chris Meares former Group General Manager and CEO, HSBC Global Private Banking (confirmed)
Rona Fairhead Independent non-executive Director, HSBC
At approximately 4.15pm:
Edward Troup Second Permanent Secretary and Tax Assurance Commissioner, HM Revenue and Customs (confirmed)
Dave Hartnett former Permanent Secretary for tax, HM Revenue and Customs
The Committee previously took evidence from HMRC on this subject on 11 February 2015.
The words 'cats' and 'pigeons' came to mind.
And it will be great to see Dave again......