“I think Baroness Wheatcroft would suggest she is a woman.”
Treasury financial secretary Mark Hoban bats away MP Andrea Leadsom’s claim there are no women on the draft Financial Services Bill committee.
“You’ll forgive my ignorance, but I have no idea who you are.”
TSC member Jesse Norman to Treasury financial regulation strategy deputy director Emil Levendoglu during a committee hearing.
“My wife is a very attractive lady, she gets chatted up by blokes all the time. It does not mean she goes off with them.”
Bloomsbury Financial Planning partner Jason Butler gets sidetracked when talking about product providers approaching clients.
“My wife’s hopes are high as well and I usually disappoint.”
AT8 executive director Mark Loosmore warns over the quality of his industry gossip.