To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Henley on 24 October (HL10986), who has been a member of the BEIS External Stakeholder Group dealing with accounting law relating to International Accounting Standards; who each member (1) worked for at the time they were members of the group, (2) represented as stakeholder, and (3) was nominated for appointment to the group by; and whether any members were also members of PwC’s Corporate Reporting Users Forum.
22 November 2018
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) External Stakeholder Group brought together the expertise and experience of those with an interest in the quality of accounts prepared by UK companies. Its membership was intended to be
diverse to ensure a balance of views of those working as preparers of accounts, company advisers, industry representatives and users of accounts. Membership of the Group was in a personal capacity, acknowledging the individuals’ expertise in this area.
The group met 6 times during the course of 2018 and is not expected to meet again.
The members of the group were:
Association of British Insurers
Grant Thornton UK
Slaughter and May
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
Danielle Stewart OBE
Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland