Why not ask the critics of accountancy?

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I noted the following, disappointing announcement by email:

The Treasury Committee is to take evidence from representatives of the audit and accounting profession on Tuesday 9 February at 10.45am. The session is an opportunity to follow-up recommendations made by the Committee in its report Banking Crisis: reforming corporate governance and pay in the City. The Committee will also be seeking information on any recent developments in audit and accounting, with a particular emphasis on regulation and the future role of auditors in banks and other financial institutions.

Witnesses:
Helen Brand, Chief Executive, ACCA,
Ian Paterson Brown, Convenor of Ethics Committee and Chair of working group on the provision on non-audit services, ICAS,
Robert Hodgkinson, Executive Director, Technical, ICAEW, and
Stephen Haddrill, Chief Executive, Financial Reporting Council

I have a simple question for the committee. Why, oh why ask the apologists? Why not ask the critics? Why isn’t Prem Sikka there? The people being asked above are the problem – especially when it comes to the failed model of bank bad debt accounting – and the committee is going to learn nothing unless the critics are there as well.