UK lawmakers want all the gore on bank lifelines

An influential group of British lawmakers have called for the UK Treasury to be much more open in detailing the liabilities taken on by its ownership of stakes in some of the country's biggest banks.

In its "Administration and expenditure of the Chancellor's departments" report, the Treasury Committee, a 14-strong panel, demanded the Treasury quantify and disclose the liabilities relating to its bailouts of several of the country's leading lenders.

"By nationalising financial institutions, th

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