HC Deb 16 October 2003 vol 411 c314W
17. Mr. Bailey

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what his policy is on support for financial mutual organisations; and if he will make a statement. [132072]

Ruth Kelly

The Government welcomes the contribution of the mutual sector to providing greater choice and diversity in the market and in tackling financial exclusion. The Government will continue to work closely with the sector.