Out of Context


“I get the feeling of dancing on pin heads here.”
Pensions minister Steve Webb gets theological during the Lords’ debate on the Pensions Bill.

“It will be great fun.”
Bank of England deputy governor Paul Tucker on the prospect of keeping an eye on banks.

“….and our bronze sponsor is better regulation.”
British Bankers’ Association chief executive Angela Knight lets slip banks’ priorities.

“I’m trying to avoid signing cheques at the moment.”
Chancellor George Osborne on questions about more resources for the Treasury select committee.