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Martin Walker giving evidence to the Treasury Select Committee.

Blockchain is a ‘pixie dust’ fad, and its benefits in finance are ‘little to nothing’

Martin Walker from the Center for Evidence-Based Management gave evidence to the UK Parliament's Treasury Committee on Tuesday. He dismissed the potential for blockchain in finance, saying it is just another fad.

MPs say Brexit could lead to huge upfront VAT bills on EU goods and increase border delays

The British Retail Consortium says the changes could lead to border delays and cashflow burdens for UK firms.

Philip Hammond refuses to rule out a customs union with the EU after Brexit

Hammond said that Britain will seek "a new customs arrangement with the EU that facilitates the freest trade in goods possible between the UK and EU."
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney speaks during the Bank's financial stability report at the Bank of England in the City of London, Britain November 28, 2017

CARNEY: There’s no reason the City of London can’t get a custom Brexit deal

Speaking to the TSC, Mark Carney said that he doesn't "accept the argument that just because it has not been done in the past, it can’t be done in the future."

An influential group of MPs want a deal to keep the UK in the EU for a fixed period after 2019

The government should agree a deal that 'retains direct effect and supremacy of EU law,' if it 'expedites the negotiations,' says the Treasury Select Committee.

Influential MP Nicky Morgan warns over lack of diversity at the Bank of England

Numerous high profile women have left the bank in 2017, leaving it open to accusations of being a "Boys Club."

Meet Nicky Morgan, the new ‘grand inquisitor’ of Mark Carney, Philip Hammond and Britain’s financial industry

She beat out eccentric North West Somerset MP and sitting TSC member Jacob Rees-Mogg to take the role.

The next chair of the Treasury Select Committee is chosen today — here are the 6 candidates for one of the most important jobs in parliament

MPs will select a new head of the highly influential Treasury Select Committee on Wednesday. Here is who is in contention.