Policy paper

2010 to 2015 government policy: bank regulation

How the government is making sure our banking system is more resilient and that customers can bank with confidence.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government



This policy paper shows the policy of the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government.

Find out about the current government’s policies.

Published 24 April 2013
Last updated 8 May 2015 + show all updates
  1. Policy document from the 2010 to 2015 government preserved in a different format for reference
  2. Updated content on Lloyds share sale and LIBOR
  3. Updated information following the passing of the Banking Reform Bill.
  4. updated to reflect publication of responses to banking reform: draft secondary legislation consultation
  5. 'Managing and concluding the government's shareholdings in certain UK banks' detail page updated to include information on the Lloyds share sale and RBS Bad Bank Review.
  6. Added link to a news story containing the latest information on Current Account Switching Service
  7. added ref to 'Banking reform: draft secondary legislation'
  8. Updated information on draft Financial Services (Banking Reform) Bill
  9. Included information on the new LIBOR administrator
  10. Added details on the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards, including the government's response to the final report.
  11. Updated details on the government's plan for the exit of its shareholdings in Lloyds and RBS.
  12. Added a new detail page 'Working with other countries to respond to financial risks to the global economy'
  13. First published.