Financial News report:

The UK’s Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards, which called for reckless bankers to be jailed as part of its final report in June, cost the taxpayer almost £1.5 million to undertake.

A Freedom of Information Request by Financial News to HM Treasury and the House of Commons Service revealed a cost of £701,592 in 2012-13 and of £163,066 in 2013-14 associated with the running of the PCBS.

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