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Ex-HSBC boss Green faces House of Lords grilling

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Reposted from Russia Today

Lord Stephen Green ex-chair of HSBC (Reuters / Paul Hackett)

Lord Stephen Green ex-chair of HSBC (Reuters / Paul Hackett)

The scandal that engulfed HSBC’s Swiss operation in February will come under the spotlight again, as the banking giant’s former boss Stephen Green prepares for a grilling in the House of Lords.

Green, a Tory who left HSBC and was recruited to be minister of state for trade and investment in 2011, will give evidence to Britain’s Economic Affairs Committee next week.

The committee is one of five wings of the House of Lords tasked with investigating economic affairs.

Critics warn the session, which examines the culture of banking in Britain, forms part of a wider-scale whitewash of HSBC’s involvement in industrial tax evasion.

The banking giant came under fire after the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists published a report naming 100,000 clients that were using the bank to dodge taxes.

The revelations came from a…

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