Alistair Darling

2 months ago

Ten years on: banking beyond the crisis

To mark the tenth anniversary of the global financial crisis, Labour in the City launched an anthology of writing on the future of the financial services industry at a reception at London’s Guildhall with Alistair Darling, the former Chancellor of the Exchequer. More than 150 Labour in the City members heard Lord Darling offer his recollections on his role in stabilising the UK economy at the height of the banking…

6 years ago

Dinner with Alistair Darling

Labour in the City was proud to be part of the team that hosted Alistair Darling at a packed dinner in the City last night. Alistair shared personal memories of some of the more hair-raising days of the financial crisis. He also pointed out that if the Coalition hadn’t repealed Labour’s legislation requiring the government to halve the deficit in this parliament, they could well be facing prosecution for missing…