This was a very interesting meeting with the Economic Secretary to the Treasury, Chloe Smith, giving an overview of the British economy and a summary of the coalition government’s policies to help encourage small and medium sized businesses. The local MPs each gave an overview of the problems experienced by their constituents. Senior representatives of the major banks summarised the current approach of their respective organisations.
The meeting ended with a question and answer session where members of the audience addressed specific issues to the panel. For more details of the meeting, see the pdf above.