This looks like it could be fun on Monday

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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)

At 3.15pm:

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......