§ Mr. Sheerman
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer when the Government expects to respond to the first and second reports from the Joint Committee on Financial Services and Markets. 
§ Ms Hewitt
The Government are today publishing their response to the Joint Committee's reports to coincide with the introduction of the Financial Services and Markets Bill in the House of Commons. Copies of the Government's response are available in the Vote Office and the Library of the House. It will also be published on the Treasury's Internet website (http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk). The Government very much appreciate and welcome the work of the Joint Committee.